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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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Kristen Rasmussen, a doctor at the scene, said there appeared to have been a rock slide from the hillside that the apartment was built into, according to the Aalesund newspaper Sunnmoersposten.
Using the classification by Hutchinson (1968), the following types of mass movements could be distinguished in the region of the North Estonian Klint: rock falls, rock slides (or block glides), rotational slips, and talus creep.
Lizards have longer potential activity periods in the woods habitats compared to the rock slide habitats for both slopes and years (Table 2, 3).
The male driver of a jeep was killed in another rock slide on the cross-island highway, while a man was killed by falling stones in Taroko Gorge, one of Taiwan's prime sightseeing spots near Hualien on the northeastern coast, Taiwan's semi-official Central News Agency reported, quoting local firefighters.
Glen Poloc Baldasan, 27, a pocket miner, was buried in a rock slide as he made his way home in Mankayan, Benguet.
Rock slide was reported on the Orkonta-Kampos-Kato Pyrgos road and drivers are urged to be careful.
Indy; dual Gr1 winner), Delta Music (1995 f by Dixieland Band; stakes-winner, Gr3-placed), Monashee Mountain (1997 c by Danzig; dual Gr3 winner), Rock Slide (1998 c by A.
WASHINGTON -- Low-interest disaster loans are available in Tennessee to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives and most private non-profit organizations, both large and small, that were affected by the rock slide on U.
The route is temporarily closed due to a rock slide north of Leggett, California, about 15 miles south of Garberville.
Echavez was islandhopping with a dozen friends through Zambales province when a rock slide struck as they trekked through Capones Island, killing him instantly and seriously injuring three of his companions, police said.
NEWHALL - Recent rains were being blamed for a rock slide Thursday night on Little Tujunga Canyon Road at Osborne Road near Newhall.
The menu, with a series of sci-fi dishes and drinks including Cydonia Rock Slide, comes in the form of a newspaper, Mars Today, which even has headlines such as: "Aunt Edna is transported to 1953 in fluke accident.