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mudslide

noun

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a large mass of wet earth descending from a high place
  • In the spring and early summer this area is prone to flooding and mudslides.

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The first known use of mudslide was in 1874

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“Mudslide.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mudslide. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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