Eboulement

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Eboulement ā-bool′mong the falling in of the wall of a fortification: a landslide or landslip.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

A recent "eboulement" or land slide had blocked the road along the river and men were still busy clearing away the rubbish.
"A Canadian Manor and Its Seigneurs" by George M. Wrong
The curate of "Les Eboulements," the Rev.
"The Priest, The Woman And The Confessional" by Father Chiniquy
Des eboulements de sable, que le soleil colore d'une nuance eblouissante, lui ont valu son nom.
"The Chronicle of the Discovery and Conquest of Guinea" by Gomes Eannes de Azurara
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