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landslidenoun [C]

us   /ˈlændˌslɑɪd/
  • landslide noun [C] (FALLING EARTH)

earth science a mass of rock and earth falling unexpectedly down a steep slope
  • landslide noun [C] (ELECTION VICTORY)

the winning of an election with an extremely large number of votes: a landslide victory The senator won by a landslide last year.
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landslidenoun [C]

uk   /ˈlænd.slaɪd/ us   /ˈlænd.slaɪd/
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