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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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BEIRUT: A landslide in a Chouf village Monday forced people to evacuate their homes in fear of larger collapses, the state-run National News Agency said.
The heavy rainfall, which increased its effect at late night hours of Wednesday, caused to landslide in DerebaE-y village of Rize.
LOT 2 - Supervision of the construction works on Mo evac landslide rehabilitation in Maglaj Municipality, BiH
In May of 2014, a landslide killed three people in western Colorado when 50 million tons of rocks and mud shot down a mountainside near the town of Collbran.
In Ooty, Nilgiri district, landslide was happened due to the heavy rainfall and frequent modification of land use features.
TORRENTIAL rain triggered landslides and flooding across Scotland yesterday.
The landslide occurred in the Meeriyabedda area in Koslanda, 200
Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham on Wednesday expressed sympathy with the Indian government and nation over the landslide triggered by monsoon rains Tuesday.
This might have triggered the landslide that wiped out major part of the village at its foothills.
In order to zoning and modeling for landslide occurrence of this phenomenon, the old landslide map (the place), is produced first as the dependent variable.
The latest version of the Statewide Landslide Information Database for Oregon, or SLIDO, comes a month after the deadly landslide in Washington state killed more than 40 people and focused national attention on the risks they pose.
The stations first detected a roughly two-minute rumble, probably from a part of the hill that had experienced a landslide in 2006, says Kate Allstadt of the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network.