Earthquake - (n.) A shaking, trembling, or concussion of the earth, due to subterranean causes, often accompanied by a rumbling noise. The wave of shock sometimes traverses half a hemisphere, destroying cities and many thousand lives; -- called also earthdin, earthquave, and earthshock.
Earthquake - (a.) Like, or characteristic of, an earthquake; loud; starling.
Earthquake - n. Convulsion of the earth's surface as a result of faults in strata or volcanic action.
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