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Ever since a 20-foot sinkhole tragically opened up beneath a Florida home on February 28, these natural phenomena have become fixtures in both newspaper headlines and the public consciousness. But what exactly are sinkholes?
Word of the Day
- Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
- To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.