rockslide


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rock·slide

(rŏk′slīd′)
n.
1. A rapid movement of rock fragments down a slope.
2. The mass of rock fragments resulting from such a movement.
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rockslide

(ˈrɒkˌslaɪd)
n
a fall of rocks down a hillside
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Noun1.rockslide - a landslide of rocksrockslide - a landslide of rocks      
landslip, landslide - a slide of a large mass of dirt and rock down a mountain or cliff
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