landslip

noun

land·​slip ˈlan(d)-ˌslip How to pronounce landslip (audio)

Examples of landslip in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After it was determined the footprint was at risk of being exposed to extensive damage by the tide or landslips, it was quickly recovered from the shoreline by a team of experienced fossil collectors. Aina J. Khan, NBC News, 16 Feb. 2023 This harvestman, or daddy long legs, spider moves along a dry branch in a small hollow created by a landslip on the hillside of Sierra Blanca, Andalusia, Spain. Cecilia Rodriguez, Forbes, 25 Oct. 2021 Officials would not say whether there are people still missing, even as the death toll doubled overnight and more districts were reportedly hit by the landslips. Julhas Alam, The Seattle Times, 14 June 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1679, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of landslip was in 1679

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“Landslip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/landslip. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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