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volcanonoun [C]

 us   /vɑlˈkeɪ·noʊ, vɔl-/ (plural volcanoes or volcanos)
a mountain made from burned materials that may throw out hot rocks and lava (= hot liquid rock) from a hole in its top
volcanic
adjective [not gradable]  us   /vɑlˈkæn·ɪk, vɔl-/
volcanic ash/rock
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volcanonoun [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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volcanic
adjective uk   /vɒlˈkæn.ɪk/  us   /vɑːlˈkæn.ɪk/
volcanic ash/activity/rock
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Translations of “volcano”
in Korean 화산…
in Arabic بُرْكان…
in Malaysian gunung berapi…
in French volcan…
in Russian вулкан…
in Chinese (Traditional) 火山…
in Italian vulcano…
in Turkish yanardağ, volkan…
in Polish wulkan…
in Spanish volcán…
in Vietnamese núi lửa…
in Portuguese vulcão…
in Thai ภูเขาไฟ…
in German der Vulkan…
in Catalan volcà…
in Japanese 火山…
in Chinese (Simplified) 火山…
in Indonesian gunung berapi…
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