HyperDic: tsunami

English > 1 sense of the word tsunami:
NOUNeventtsunamia cataclysm resulting from a destructive sea wave caused by an earthquake or volcanic eruption
tsunami > pronunciation
Soundssuwnaa'miy; tsuwnaa'miy
Rhymesacademy ... yummy: 83 rhymes with miy...
English > tsunami: 1 sense > noun 1, event
MeaningA cataclysm resulting from a destructive sea wave caused by an earthquake or volcanic eruption.
Example"a colossal tsunami destroyed the Minoan civilization in minutes"
Broadercalamity, catastrophe, disaster, tragedy, cataclysmAn event resulting in great loss and misfortune
wave, moving ridgeOne of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid / liquid (especially across a large body of water)
Spanishmaremoto, tsunami
Catalantsunami

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