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landslide

(Avalanche), noun accident, adversity, affliction, bad luck, calamity, casualty, catastrophe, disaster, emergency, hardship, infliction, misery, ravage, tragedy, trouble
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landslide

(Overwhelming support), noun conclusive, decisive, large, lopsided, many, overwhelming
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Several years ago when the bank was closed for the repair following the 1999 land slip, an ex-Redcar & Cleveland councillor said: "You don't think we are going to spend pounds 15m on a new road.
RESIDENTS of a Northumberland village and visitors to a major tourist attraction are facing a spell of disruption after land slips forced the closure of a main road.
CUTTING EDGE Local man Tony Charlesworth surveys the scene near Scarborough after land slips.
It is believed Mr Spink had been on his knees and digging at the foot of a four-foot embankment when the land slip occurred.
We know that there have been houses lost, roads cut by land slips and disruption to services.
The Welsh Government's Cabinet Secretary Alun Davies has made a grant of [pounds sterling]800,000 available to Neath Port Talbot council to help it deal with the impact of last year's land slips.
Tenders are invited for o/r 2017-18- natural calamity- removal of land slips in various roads under peermade roads section.
Cockayne seemed oblivious to the fact that early 19th century explorers like William Colenso recorded gigantic land slips and streams choked with shingle long before deer, possums and other wild animals were introduced.
Some have vanished because of Hooding, coastal erosion or land slips.
as certain as the sky, washed over hillside and treeline and all those distances it recedes from as the land slips past you or the river
Returning to her familial estate (the title's orchard) after years of lavish spending in France, the aging, bankrupt Ranevskaya (Neyolova) can do nothing but watch as the beloved land slips through her fingers.
Land slips and mountain scars were highly visible to the earliest white settlers, who arrived after the Maoris (the Polynesians who migrated there much earlier) had been burning scrubland for centuries, in what is called "slash and burn farming.