[ hek-luh ]
/ ˈhɛk lə /
an active volcano in SW Iceland. 4,892 feet (1,491 meters).
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How to use Hekla in a sentence
But every obstacle gives way to the resolute; and at last Madame Pfeiffer stood on the topmost peak of Hekla.
Six-and-twenty eruptions of Hekla have been recorded,—the last having occurred in 1845-46.
In Iceland an earthquake and a great eruption of Hekla spread alarm and desolation.
British Dictionary definitions for Hekla
a volcano in SW Iceland: several craters, subject to fairly frequent eruptions in recent times. Height: 1491 m (4892 ft)
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