landslip


landslip
landslip [land′slip΄]
n.
Chiefly Brit. LANDSLIDE (senses 1 & 2)

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land·slip (lăndʹslĭp') n.

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  • landslip — [land′slip΄] n. Chiefly Brit. LANDSLIDE (senses 1 & 2) …   English World dictionary

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  • landslip — /ˈlændslɪp/ (say landslip) noun → landslide (defs 1 and 2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • landslip — noun Date: 1679 landslide 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • landslip — noun The sliding of a mass of land down a slope or cliff; a landslide …   Wiktionary

  • landslip —   see landslide …   Geography glossary


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