rockslide

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rockslide a landslide of rocks
    • ***

Usage

In literature:

Scotty flashed his light on the timbers, then on the rockslide.
"The Blue Ghost Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
The arrow had failed and the rockslide had failed and so had Sipar's death.
"The World That Couldn't Be" by Clifford Donald Simak
They moved with extreme caution, fearful that the slightest noise would give them away, or that a wrong step would start a rockslide.
"The Pirates of Shan" by Harold Leland Goodwin
The rockslide to the left fell from the face of Liberty Cap in 1918.
"Guide to Yosemite" by Ansel Hall
***

In poetry:

I hate it here on Moon Island,
but I have to stay, you see,
with my ribcage ripped to pieces
when the rockslide fell on me.
"Moon Island" by Jonas Hallgrimsson

In news:

Cave of the Winds shut down for season after rockslide .
Rockslide on famed Italian tourist trail injures 4.
Rescuers say a rockslide slammed into Italy's popular Way of Love hiking trail in the coastal Cinque Terre resort area, injuring four Australian women.
Crews worked quickly to get a busy Manhattan roadway open Monday after a rockslide blocked several lanes of traffic.
Rocks crashed onto lanes of I-40 westbound already closed for a similar rockslide in Tennessee.
Work begins on I-40 rockslide cleanup near TN-NC border.
Caltrans crews have taken a closer look at the large rockslide covering Highway 168 near Lodge Road.
Rockslide blocks off Scotts Valley neighborhood.
The rockslide is fallout from the wet weather that has been pounding the Bay Area and there is more to come.
In Western North Carolina, a major interstate has been closed since last month because of a huge rockslide .
Huge I-90 rockslide smashes car, kills 3 women.
A little after nine Monday morning authorities received a report of a massive rockslide in The Village of Comstock in Washington County right near Rt 22.
A rockslide blocked the Hidden Canyon Trail in Zion National Park on Wednesday, trapping 11 visitors for three hours.
Idaho Transportation Department officials say crews have cleared a rockslide that blocked much of US Highway 95 near the central Idaho town of Riggins.
Idaho crews clean up highway- blocking rockslide.
***