Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A trembling; specifically, an earthquake (temblor de tierra).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Western U. S. An earthquake.

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  • noun An earthquake.

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  • noun shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Spanish, a trembling, earthquake, from temblar, to shake, from Vulgar Latin *tremulāre, from Latin tremulus, shaking; see tremulous.]

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From American Spanish temblor.

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