[ vuhl-kuh-niz-uhm ]
/ ˈvʌl kəˌnɪz əm /
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Origin of vulcanism
First recorded in 1875–80; variant of volcanism
OTHER WORDS FROM vulcanismvul·can·ist, noun
Words nearby vulcanism
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Example sentences from the Web for vulcanism
Thus as we travel up the rich valleys leading from the Columbia to either peak, we meet everywhere the phenomena of vulcanism.The Guardians of the Columbia|John H. (John Harvey) Williams
Not all the striking effects of vulcanism belong to the remote geologic past.The Andes of Southern Peru|Isaiah Bowman
British Dictionary definitions for vulcanism
/ (ˈvʌlkəˌnɪzəm) /
a variant of volcanism
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