Kilauea

geographical name
Ki·​lau·​ea | \ ˌkē-ˌlä-ˈwā-ä How to pronounce Kilauea (audio) \

Definition of Kilauea

volcano in the southeastern part of the island of Hawaii, in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Note: Kilauea is 4190 feet (1277 meters) high, has a crater 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) wide, and has been very active since 1983.

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“Kilauea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kilauea. Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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