[ UK /vɒlkˈe‍ɪnə‍ʊ/ ]
[ US /vɑɫˈkeɪnoʊ/ ]
  1. a mountain formed by volcanic material
  2. a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt
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How To Use volcano In A Sentence

  • In most island arcs only a relatively small proportion of the individual volcanoes actually rise above sea level.
  • Some fine Specimens of lava from a partially active Volcano in the province of [gap word illegible], in the extreme north of Japan. Letter to Dr. Thomas from Young John AllenNov 19 1866
  • Many archaea thrive at hot temperatures (they are also found in volcanoes). Smithsonian
  • Vesuvius is a stratovolcano that grew within the breached crater of Monte Somma volcano.
  • Kirkland is a lovely city nestled on Lake Washington, with views of the water, the Seattle skyline, and of course Mount Rainier, which is by far the area's most impressive and hopefully most dormant volcano. Archive 2007-10-01
  • This is in direct contrast to earlier work which argues that these calderas were not united until a central caldera formed late in the volcano's lifespan.
  • There is also a tour of Pompeii that shows how the town looked before the volcano eruption. The Sun
  • We conclude that similar compositional bimodality among eruptive products of intracontinental volcanoes in volcanic fields may be the rule, rather than the exception.
  • The Philippines’ most active volcano erupted again Monday, spewing ash and molten lava into the air, prompting volcanologists to warn of more violent eruptions in coming days.
  • The villages of San Juan and San Salvador Paricutín, the last just one kilometer from the rising volcano, were in danger, but nobody wanted to abandon land and home. Paricutín, The Volcano, Michoacán
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