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superstorm

[ soo-per-stawrm ]
/ ˈsu pərˌstɔrm /
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noun

a very severe and widespread storm characterized by record-setting meteorological events and large-scale destruction: The superstorm brought a 15-foot storm surge to the harbor.

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Origin of superstorm

1955–60; super (adj.) + storm
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British Dictionary definitions for superstorm

superstorm
/ (ˈsuːpəˌstɔːm) /

noun

an extremely powerful storm that causes widespread devastation
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