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  Definition of avalanche
  1. a sudden appearance of an overwhelming number of things; "the program brought an avalanche of mail"
  2. a slide of large masses of snow and ice and mud down a mountain
  3. of snow masses in the mountains
Similar Words: roll down

 

Hyponyms: lahar

 

Derivational Morphology: roll down

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: lavina   Chinese: 雪崩  
Dutch: lawine   Finnish: lumi  
French: avalanche   German: Lawine  
Greek: χιονοστιβάδα   Hungarian: lavina  
Italian: valanga   Japanese: 雪崩  
Kurdish: aşît   Polish: lawina  
Portuguese: avalanche   Russian: лавина  
Slovene: plaz   Spanish: alud  
Swedish: lavin  
 
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