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volcano

noun [C] uk   /vɒlˈkeɪ.nəʊ/ us    /vɑːlˈkeɪ.noʊ/ ( plural volcanoes or volcanos)
B2 a mountain with a large, circular hole at the top through which lava (= hot liquid rock) gases, steam, and dust are or have been forced out: an extinct/dormant volcano an active volcano Erupting volcanoes discharge massive quantities of dust into the stratosphere.
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adjective uk   /-ˈkæn.ɪk/ us  
volcanic ash/activity/rock
Translations of “volcano”
in Korean 화산…
in Arabic بُرْكان…
in French volcan…
in Turkish yanardağ, volkan…
in Italian vulcano…
in Chinese (Traditional) 火山…
in Russian вулкан…
in Polish wulkan…
in Spanish volcán…
in Portuguese vulcão…
in German der Vulkan…
in Catalan volcà…
in Japanese 火山…
in Chinese (Simplified) 火山…
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