Definition of Landslip

1. Noun. A slide of a large mass of dirt and rock down a mountain or cliff.

Exact synonyms: Landslide
Generic synonyms: Slide
Specialized synonyms: Mudslide, Rockslide



Definition of Landslip

1. n. The slipping down of a mass of land from a mountain, hill, etc.

Definition of Landslip

1. Noun. The sliding of a mass of land down a slope or cliff; a landslide ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Landslip

1. the fall of a mass of earth [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Landslip

landscrip
landscrips
landside
landsides
landskip
landskips
landsleit
landslid
landslidden
landslide
landslide victories
landslide victory
landslides
landsliding
landslip (current term)
landslips
landsman
landsmen
landspout
landspouts
landwaiter
landwaiters
landward
landwards
landwind
landwinds
lane
lane violation
laned

Literary usage of Landslip

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1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1893)
"The geological features^and some topographical details along the course of the Molopo are from a map by Mr. WH Penning, FOS THE SANDGATE landslip. ..."

2. Records of the Geological Survey of India by Geological Survey of India (1879)
"NOTR ON THE NAINI TAL landslip ... It is possible that the wash of this diverted stream may have directly contributed to bringing down the landslip, ..."

3. Arrows of the Chace: Being a Collection of Scattered Letters Published by John Ruskin (1880)
"A landslip NEAR ... dated Naples, February 7, 1841, and addressed to Dr. Buckland,t giving a description of a recent landslip near that place, ..."

4. The Geology of England and Wales: A Concise Account of the Lithological by Horace Bolingbroke Woodward (1876)
"Therefore we have every condition favourable to the production of landslips, and they have Fio. 23.—Diagram-section of landslip near Lyme Regis. ..."

5. A Second Visit to the United States of North America by Charles Lyell (1849)
"landslip described.—Ancient Subsidence in the Delta followed by an upward Movement, deducible from the buried Forest at Port Hudson. ..."

6. The Canadian Record of Science by Natural History Society of Montreal (1897)
"... landslip.1 By PROF. \VM DAVIS, Harvard University. A remarkable instance of foresight in averting disaster is found in an account of the ..."

7. Palmer's Index to "The Times" Newspaper (1894)
"... landslip. Mao/ - (0. TD) an Parish Councils and the Compound Householder. 28 n 3 t Acoins, Cattle Poisoned by Eating, 7 n 12 h Actors' Benevolent Fund. ..."

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