Punishing the Assad regime will sink the United States more deeply than ever into the epicenter of a widening regional conflict.
It seemed that I, a staunch feminist, had found myself in the epicenter of macho culture.
But the epicenter of that temblor was about 160 kilometers away; a new earthquake could strike much closer, Zhao said.
The point on the Earth's surface that is directly above the focus (the point of origin) of an earthquake. The epicenter is usually the location where the greatest damage associated with an earthquake occurs. See Note at earthquake.