temblor

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin American Spanish temblor.

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Noun[edit]

temblor (plural temblors)

  1. (chiefly US) An earthquake.
    • 2006, Louise Chipley Slavicek, The San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Of 1906, page 107
      Ever since the San Francisco earthquake of April 18, 1906, scientists have been warning that it is just a matter of time before another major temblor strikes the Bay Area.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From temblar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

temblor m (plural temblores)

  1. tremble, trembling
  2. earthquake; usually a light one

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