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And the damage fell disproportionately on the lower stratus — immigrants in Colorado who worked in the coal fields.
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Origin and Etymology of stratus
New Latin, from Latin, past participle of sternere
First Known Use: circa 1803See Words from the same year
STRATUS Defined for Kids
Definition of stratus for Students
: a cloud extending over a large area at an altitude of from 2000 to 7000 feet (600 to 2100 meters)
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