Meaning of “maelstrom” in the English Dictionary

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maelstromnoun [ C ]

us /ˈmeɪl·strəm, -strɑm/

a situation in which there is great confusion, disagreement, or violence:

It was a country in turmoil, caught up in a maelstrom of change.

(Definition of “maelstrom” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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