VOLCANO in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of VOLCANO
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volcano
 n.  a mountain with a large, circular hole at the top through which lava, gases, and dust are or have been forced out
Classic Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  If there is a volcano at Lisbon it cannot be elsewhere.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In V
2  Each square was a volcano attacked by a cloud; lava contended with lightning.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE PLATEAU OF MONT-SAINT-JEAN
3  Its laugh is the mouth of a volcano which spatters the whole earth.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—TO SCOFF, TO REIGN
4  The globe does not perish, because it has these wounds, craters, eruptions, sulphur pits, here and there, nor because of a volcano which ejects its pus.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—THE TWO DUTIES: TO WATCH AND TO HOPE
5  There is also a difference in the intensity of heat; insurrection is often a volcano, revolt is often only a fire of straw.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER II—THE ROOT OF THE MATTER
6  An observer, a dreamer, the author of this book, who had gone to get a near view of this volcano, found himself in the passage between the two fires.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER IV—THE EBULLITIONS OF FORMER DAYS
7  They knew they were sitting on a volcano, but until that volcano erupted there was nothing they could do.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
8  With the world a possible volcano, the husbandmen were plowing at the base of the mountain.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
9  He folded his arms, tightly pressed in his lips, but a whole volcano of bitter feelings burned in his bosom, and sent streams of fire through his veins.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
10  "Wal, it seems quite as plain a text, stranger," said John the drover, "to poor fellows like us, now;" and John smoked on like a volcano.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
11  But immediately through this opening twenty more shots were fired, and the flame, rushing up like fire from the crater of a volcano, soon reached the tapestry, which it quickly devoured.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 77. Haidee.
12  The fire crackled, and the smoke ascended like the dull vapor from a volcano; but still no prisoner fell down, as they expected.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 98. The Bell and Bottle Tavern.
13  An explosion of a smouldering volcano long suppressed, was the result of an internal contest more easily conceived than described.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 49. I AM INVOLVED IN MYSTERY
14  We cannot live forever on such a volcano.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SECOND STAIN
15  "Yes, a regular volcano," said the count.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII
Example Sentence:
1  Prime Minister Gordon Brown said the impact of the volcano ash cloud temporarily lessened, but stressed that passenger safety would remain paramount.
2  Thousands of people living in villages closest to the volcano have already been moved to emergency shelters.
3  A huge plume is rising from Mount St. Helens, but it's not immediately clear if the volcano is erupting.
4  Above their homes, a burning flow of liquid rock has been pushing up from deep in the volcano, sending pieces of lava, tumbling down a gully on the south-east side.
5  After the great eruption, fear of Mount Etna was great; people did not return to cultivate its rich hillside lands until the volcano had been quiescent for a full two years.
6  America, according to Kennedy and those who vibrated to his bombast, was living on the lip of a volcano, with no secure civil rights.
7  The long-dormant volcano has recently shown signs of erupting.
8  It's a bizarre concept that Alaskan volcanoes were screwing up the Nile watershed, causing the flow of one of the world's mightiest rivers to slow.