Definition of Landslides

1. Noun. (plural of landslide) ¹



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Definition of Landslides

1. landslide [v] - See also: landslide

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Landslides

landscapists
landscrip
landscrips
landside
landsides
landskip
landskips
landsleit
landslid
landslidden
landslide
landslide victories
landslide victory
landslides (current term)
landsliding
landslip
landslips
landsman
landsmen
landspout
landspouts
landwaiter
landwaiters
landward
landwards
landwind
landwinds
lane

Literary usage of Landslides

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1. Engineering Geology: By Heinrich Ries and Thomas L. Watson by Heinrich Ries, Thomas Leonard Watson (1914)
"landslides are frequently referred to in a casual manner, in geological ... Classification of landslides Professor Heim of Switzerland who has given the ..."

2. Agricultural Geology by Frederick Valentine Emerson (1920)
"landslides are fortunately rather rare except in a few regions of steep slopes ... Many hillsides, especially pastures, show small landslides of a few feet, ..."

3. The Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes by Robert Fiske Griggs (1922)
"None of the recognized features of landslides occur here. In place of the irregular broken hummocks and billows, this terrane has a peculiar topography ..."

4. Annual Report of the Governor of Puerto Rico by Puerto Rico Governor (1918)
"Removal of landslides and cleaning of ditches after heavy rainstorms, such as repairing the damages caused by the rainstorms which occurred all over the ..."

5. Geology, Physical and Historical by Herdman Fitzgerald Cleland (1916)
"landslides. — landslides may result from a number of conditions, ... Conditions favoring landslides. The strata AC and RD are clay or shale which, when wet, ..."

6. Geology, Physical and Historical by Herdman Fitzgerald Cleland (1916)
"landslides. — landslides may result from a number of conditions, ... Conditions favoring landslides. The strata AC and BD are clay or shale which, when wet, ..."

7. A College Text-book of Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1909)
"Creep, slumps, and landslides. When the soil and subsoil on a slope become ... Some landslides have done great damage. Where a stream's banks are high, ..."

8. Geological Disasters in the Philippines: July ‘90 Earthquake & June ‘91 by Giovanni Rantucci (1995)
"Out of the 1666 earthquake-induced casualties nearly 450 were due to landslides and an additional 45 to new slope failures and streamflows activated by ..."

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