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Definition of Volcano


  1. A mountain or hill, usually more or less conical in form, from which lava, cinders, steam, sulphur gases, and the like, are ejected; -- often popularly called a burning mountain.

Volcano Quotations

If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?
Khalil Gibran

Zeal is a volcano, the peak of which the grass of indecisiveness does not grow.
Khalil Gibran

All civilization has from time to time become a thin crust over a volcano of revolution.
Havelock Ellis

I've sat looking down into a volcano that could blow at any moment; I've helped catch a shark and several rattlesnakes; I let a tarantula walk across my hand, and I ate rat soup.
Alan Alda

A democracy is a volcano which conceals the fiery materials of its own destruction. These will produce an eruption and carry desolation in their way.
Fisher Ames
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Volcano Translations

volcano in Afrikaans is vulkaan
volcano in Dutch is vuurspuwende berg, vulkaan
volcano in French is volcan
volcano in German is Vulkan
volcano in Italian is vulano
volcano in Swedish is vulkan

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