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Meaning of “volcano” - Learner’s Dictionary

volcano

noun [C]     /vɒlˈkeɪnəʊ/ ( plural volcanoes, volcanos)
B2 a mountain with a large hole at the top which sometimes explodes and produces hot, melted rock and smokeEarthquakes and volcanic eruptionsHills and mountains
volcanic     /vɒlˈkænɪk/ adjective relating to a volcano: volcanic ashEarthquakes and volcanic eruptionsHills and mountains
Translations of “volcano”
in Arabic بُرْكان…
in Korean 화산…
in Malaysian gunung berapi…
in French volcan…
in Turkish yanardağ, volkan…
in Italian vulcano…
in Chinese (Traditional) 火山…
in Russian вулкан…
in Polish wulkan…
in Vietnamese núi lửa…
in Spanish volcán…
in Portuguese vulcão…
in Thai ภูเขาไฟ…
in German der Vulkan…
in Catalan volcà…
in Japanese 火山…
in Indonesian gunung berapi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 火山…
(Definition of volcano from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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