temblor

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noun tem·blor \ˈtem-blər; ˈtem-ˌblȯr, tem-ˈ\

Definition of temblor

Examples of temblor in a Sentence

  1. a temblor knocked down many of the buildings in the village

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Origin and Etymology of temblor

Spanish, literally, trembling, from temblar to tremble, from Medieval Latin tremulare — more at tremble


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