Examples of volcano in a Sentence
The volcano last erupted 25 years ago.
beset by prolonged heat and lingering racial tension, the city was like a seething volcano
Recent Examples of volcano from the Web
The recording was made possible thanks to a spree of activity last year at Bogoslof volcano in the Aleutian Islands, in the middle of the frigid Bering Sea.
Radar surveys reveal scores of volcanoes underneath the ice.
Perched on the slope of a volcano, Hacienda Alsacia is offering in-depth coffee tours that show the start-to-finish of the coffee process: everything from seedings, to harvesting, to the wet mill.
Fire, when housed in the belly of a volcano, is unpredictable.
The volcano, which had been dormant for over 400 years until 2010, has been overactive for several years, with dozens of smaller eruptions taking place since 2013.
Will Walton go off on one of his quirky tangents about art, music or nature (volcanoes, perhaps)?
The excursion takes visitors to scenery that includes the Hekla volcano, which has been active for centuries, and icy mountain glaciers.
Tourists, residents and media gathered at vantage points to document the drama at the country's most impressive volcano, which last erupted in 2014.
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Origin and Etymology of volcano
First Known Use: 1665See Words from the same year
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Definition of volcano for English Language Learners
: a mountain with a hole in the top or side that sometimes sends out rocks, ash, lava, etc., in a sudden explosion (called an eruption)
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