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It matches the latter's miles of gorgeous beaches, and tops them with mountains swathed in forests and an active volcano. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She came out and sat down, I asked a question and it was like a volcano erupting. The Sun (2017)France is not an extinct volcano of revolt. Times, Sunday Times (2009)BRITAIN'S airports dramatically reopened last night after five days shut by the volcano ash scare. The Sun (2010)Suddenly a volcano began to erupt. Christianity Today (2000)There are more reminders of the past on the hiking trails that weave their way around and up to the dormant volcano. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The effects of an earthquake can be felt hundreds of miles from the epicentre and are powerful enough to wake dormant volcanoes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Deep beneath the mountain, the volcano had been bubbling for years. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But you're looking at the peak of an extinct volcano. Times, Sunday Times (2013)On camera, he frequently looked like a dormant volcano. Times, Sunday Times (2014)An extinct military volcano, no longer spewing out khaki lava. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Twenty miles off the south-east coast of this island there is an active volcano still hidden beneath the sea. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)There are recorded instances of engines shutting down because of volcanic ash and the volcano in Iceland was documented. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Nobody was hurt in the eruption, but local experts warned that the volcano could erupt again at any time. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You can zoom a bike around one of the many lakes, or follow a walking trail that leads to a dormant volcano. The Sun (2013)When I stood up it was like a volcano erupting. Times, Sunday Times (2008)THIS photographer must be a lava of volcanoes as he stands worryingly near to an eruption to get a close-up. The Sun (2012)Tokyo, for example, is prone to earthquakes and is near an active volcano. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)She also meets some of the island's indigenous people to find out what it is like to live in the shadow of an active volcano. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is one of the world's most active volcanoes, and one of its most accessible. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'volcano'
British English: volcano /vɒlˈkeɪnəʊ/ NOUN
A volcano is a mountain from which hot melted rock, gas, steam, and ash sometimes burst.
The volcano erupted last year.
- American English: volcano
- Arabic: بُرْكان
- Brazilian Portuguese: vulcão
- Chinese: 火山
- Croatian: vulkan
- Czech: sopka
- Danish: vulkan
- Dutch: vulkaan
- European Spanish: volcán
- Finnish: tulivuori
- French: volcan
- German: Vulkan
- Greek: ηφαίστειο
- Italian: vulcano
- Japanese: 噴火口
- Korean: 화산
- Norwegian: vulkan
- Polish: wulkan
- European Portuguese: vulcão
- Romanian: vulcan
- Russian: вулкан
- Spanish: volcán
- Swedish: vulkan
- Thai: ภูเขาไฟ
- Turkish: volkan
- Ukrainian: вулкан
- Vietnamese: núi lửa
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