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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


Synonymsvent


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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