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Synonyms for avalanche

snow-slide

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large amount

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a slide of large masses of snow and ice and mud down a mountain

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a sudden appearance of an overwhelming number of things

gather into a huge mass and roll down a mountain, of snow

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0 to assess the strength of correlation between the genetic admixture of individuals, particularly the Snowslide Spring population, and the suite of traits encompassed by the first principal component.
There they beheld the track of an awful snowslide and they knew the fate of the miners.
Five skiers were killed in avalanches in the French Alps yesterday, buried under snowslides as they skied off-piste, police said.
Three Germans, two Spanish and one Swiss climber also perished in the snowslide on Mont Maudit on July 12.
The 250 tonnes of real snow were essential for the 100ft giant snowslide and snowball fights in the snow zone.
Catherine Ovington, 27, and Anthony Thorburn, 22, were hit by a massive snowslide in the French resort of Val D'Isere.
The avalanche, which killed 12 people in a huge snowslide south of Salzburg, buried the snowboarder under more than six feet of snow.
The boy, who hasn't been named, was caught up in a snowslide which destroyed 11 houses and two farm compounds in the village of Valzur on Wednesday.
During the search, a second snowslide ripped down the mountain, narrowly missing rescue teams.
British Embassy staff in Moscow are investigating reports that the group was swept away when the snowslide struck in the Elbrus range in the Kabardino- Balkaria region, on Russia's border with Georgia.
A French court yesterday gave a mountain guide a suspended two- year prison sentence following the deaths in an avalanche of 11 people he led on an excursion two years ago despite snowslide warnings.
She was said to be in a serious but stable condition after suffering head and neck injuries in the snowslide in the Scottish Highlands.
In all, 31 people were killed after Tuesday's avalanche in Galtur, with another seven dying in a separate snowslide in nearby Valzur the next day.
Army spokesman Major Thomas Schoenherr said the latest snowslide wasabout 600ft wide and 30ft high.