from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The downward sliding of a relatively dry mass of earth and rock.
- n. The mass that slides. Also called landslip.
- n. An overwhelming majority of votes for a political party or candidate.
- n. An election that sweeps a party or candidate into office.
- n. A great victory.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A natural disaster that involves the breakup and downhill flow of rock, mud, water and anything caught in the path.
- n. A vote won by a wide or overwhelming majority.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The slipping down of a mass of land from a mountain, hill, etc.
- n. The land which slips down.
- n. An election victory in which the winning candidate receives a substantial majority of the votes, usually meaning at least ten per cent more than any opposing candidate.
- n. Any overwhelming victory.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A falling or sliding down of a mass of soil, detritus, or rock on a mountain-side.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an overwhelming electoral victory
- n. a slide of a large mass of dirt and rock down a mountain or cliff
Results that would have you believe a Labour landslide is around the coroner for a dying SNP.
We build houses-some wealthy, some not so wealthy-all along the Northern Range above the 300 contour, in areas where the soil is well-known to be what we call landslide territory because of the geology of the Northern Range.
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Fred ♪ ♫ ♪ says: community organizer takes fake war hero in landslide election. sucks to be a troll these days.
By virtually all accounts, the GOP will win landslide victories tomorrow, likely capturing 40 or more seats to take over the House of Representatives, netting at least half a dozen seats in the Senate and nabbing about that number of governorships.
During those exceptionally difficult years — including a historic midterm landslide that cost Democrats control of both houses of Congress — that young president heard members of his own party urging him to step aside rather than run again.
More than 300 dead, 1,100 missing in Chinese landslide