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tsunami

noun

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a very high, large wave in the ocean that is usually caused by an earthquake under the sea and that can cause great destruction when it reaches land
  • The coastline will suffer devastating damage if a tsunami ever hits it.

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The first known use of tsunami was in 1896

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“Tsunami.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tsunami. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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