landslide

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landslide

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

landslide

(Overwhelming support), noun conclusive, decisive, large, lopsided, many, overwhelming
Associated concepts: landslide political victory
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I encourage business owners impacted by the rock slide to talk to one of the SBA customer service representatives at the Business Recovery Center.
In the past few years, oceanographers have found underwater rock slides far larger even than the example in the mid-Atlantic.
This revised cash cost reflects the lower grade of the mill feed and the costs for removing the rock slide material.
Given the mass of the rock slide and that a method for safe removal must be devised, the length of time required to clear the rubble is currently unknown but is believed to be several months.
McKENZIE BRIDGE - A large rock slide on Sunday has closed the McKenzie Pass Highway 242 near Dead Horse Grade, about 8 1/2 miles west of the Dee Wright Observatory.
These have been used by WOOF to respond to disasters including the Yosemite Rock Slide, the Olympic Games in Atlanta and the Northern California floods.
The missing employee is believed to be buried in the rock slide.
A rock slide apparently occurred as Forbes was working.
A rock slide along the Kamehameha Highway near Waimea Bay, Hawaii, on March 6 hit a car and led to the closure of a quarter-mile section of the road while officials remove boulders.
A recent rock slide has exposed bedrock containing almost identical values and has increased the potential tonnage.
The distance between Reedsport and the Willamette Valley similarly has been lengthened as a result of the closure of Oregon Highway 38 by a rock slide.
Smith, President & CEO announces that a localized rock slide in the Seligman Pit at the Company's Mt.