Examples of landslide in a Sentence
The earthquake triggered a landslide.
They were buried under the landslide.
The presidential election turned out to be one of the biggest landslides in history.
She won the election by a landslide.
Recent Examples of landslide from the Web
The gorgeous stretch of roadway at Mud Creek has been closed since April 2017 — shortly before a tremendous landslide dislodged more than a million tons of rocks and mud onto Highway 1 and into the sea on May 20, 2017.
The National Weather Service tweeted an urgent message: MCDOWELL COUNTY UPDATE: A landslide has comprised the integrity of Lake Tahoma Dam.
Winds, flooding and landslides swept away homes and knocked out power, water and cellular service, which remained largely unrepaired for months.
Mottley, the head of the Barbados Labour Party, won in a landslide victory Thursday (May 24) against the Caribbean island's Democratic Labour Party.
In 2005, a major landslide took out part of the road, closing it for most of the summer.
That’s exactly what Republicans did after their 2010 landslide victories in the state.
That night, a massive landslide closed Highway 6 to Tillamook.
Read more: Egypt’s Revolution Comes Full Circle From Arab Spring: QuickTake El-Sisi’s landslide was reminiscent of the margins Arab autocrats claimed before the 2011 Arab Spring.
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LANDSLIDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of landslide for English Language Learners
: a large mass of rocks and earth that suddenly and quickly moves down the side of a mountain or hill
: an election in which the winner gets a much greater number of votes than the loser
LANDSLIDE Defined for Kids
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