[ soo-fryer ]
/ suˈfryɛr /
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Also La Soufrière. a volcano in the West Indies, on St. Vincent island. 4,048 feet (1,234 meters).
Also Grande Soufrière. a volcano in the West Indies, on Guadeloupe. 4,869 feet (1,484 meters).
a volcanic peak in the West Indies, on Montserrat island. 3,002 feet (915 meters).
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Example sentences from the Web for Soufrière
La Soufriere made the first historic display of its hidden powers in 1718, when lava poured from its crater.
Previous to the eruption of 1812 the appearance of the Soufriere was most interesting.
British Dictionary definitions for Soufrière
/ (French sufrjɛr) /
a volcano in the Caribbean, on N St Vincent: erupted in 1902, killing about 2000 people. Height: 1234 m (4048 ft)
a volcano in the Caribbean, on S Montserrat: the highest point on the island; erupted 1997, causing the effective destruction of the capital, Plymouth, and requiring the partial evacuation of the island. Height: 915 m (3002 ft)
a volcano in the Caribbean, on Guadeloupe. Height: 1484 m (4869 ft)
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