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English noun: volcano

1. volcano (object) a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt


Broader (hypernym)cleft, crack, crevice, fissure, scissure

Domain category membersactive, eructation, eruption, extravasation

2. volcano (object) a mountain formed by volcanic material

Broader (hypernym)mount, mountain

Instance hyponymAsama, Cameroon, Citlaltepetl, Colima, Cotacachi, Cotopaxi, Demavend, El Misti, Etna, Fuego, Fuji, Fuji-san, Fujinoyama, Fujiyama, Galeras, Guallatiri, Huainaputina, Klyuchevskaya, Krakatao, Krakatau, Krakatoa, Lascar, Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa, Mount Asama, Mount Etna, Mount Fuji, Mount Orizaba, Mount Pinatubo, Mount Saint Helens, Mount St. Helens, Mount Vesuvius, Mt Etna, Mt Orizaba, Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Vesuvius, Nevado de Colima, Nyamuragira, Nyiragongo, Pasto, Pico de Orizaba, Pinatubo, Purace, Sangay, Tupungatito, Vesuvius, Volcan de Colima

Part holonymcrater, volcanic crater

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