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natural disaster

noun

any event or force of nature that has catastrophic consequences, such as avalanche, earthquake, flood, forest fire, hurricane, lightning, tornado, tsunami, and volcanic eruption

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  • He gazed down at her for a moment with a sombre stare, as one looks at ruins, at the devastation of some natural disaster.

    Tales of Unrest Joseph Conrad
  • That eruption is what makes the mountain a natural disaster.

    Deathworld Harry Harrison

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