Landslide Land"slide`, Landslip Land"slip`, n. 1. The slipping down of a mass of land from a mountain, hill, etc. [1913 Webster]

2. The land which slips down. [1913 Webster]

3. An election victory in which the winning candidate receives a substantial majority of the votes, usually meaning at least ten per cent more than any opposing candidate. [PJC]

4. Any overwhelming victory. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • landslip — [land′slip΄] n. Chiefly Brit. LANDSLIDE (senses 1 & 2) * * * land·slip (lăndʹslĭp ) n. See landslide. * * * …   Universalium

  • landslip — (n.) 1670s, from LAND (Cf. land) (n.) + SLIP (Cf. slip) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • landslip — [land′slip΄] n. Chiefly Brit. LANDSLIDE (senses 1 & 2) …   English World dictionary

  • landslip — UK [ˈlæn(d)ˌslɪp] / US [ˈlændˌslɪp] noun [countable] Word forms landslip : singular landslip plural landslips British a small fall of earth or rocks down the side of a hill …   English dictionary

  • landslip — оползень см. также landslide landslip potential …   Pipeline dictionary

  • landslip — [[t]læ̱ndslɪp[/t]] landslips N COUNT A landslip is a small movement of soil and rocks down a slope. [mainly BRIT] Roads were flooded or blocked by landslips. (in AM, use , mudslide) …   English dictionary

  • landslip — /ˈlændslɪp/ (say landslip) noun → landslide (defs 1 and 2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • landslip — noun Date: 1679 landslide 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • landslip — noun The sliding of a mass of land down a slope or cliff; a landslide …   Wiktionary

  • landslip —   see landslide …   Geography glossary

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