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Sinkhole   /sˈɪŋkhˌoʊl/   Listen
Sinkhole

noun
1.
A depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof.  Synonyms: sink, swallow hole.






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"Sinkhole" Quotes from Famous Books



... himself to ask. "Not over a little josh? Say, you're layin' yoreself wide open to more of the same. Yo' all wants to take it the way it's meant, Skyrider. Listen here, boy, if yo' all wants to git away from the ranch right now, why don't yo' all speak for to stay at Sinkhole camp? Yo' all could have mo' time to write po'try an' study up on flyin' machines, down there. And Pete, he's aimin' to quit the first. He don't ...
— Skyrider • B. M. Bower



Words linked to "Sinkhole" :   depression, natural depression



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