Definitions

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

Etymologies

From land +‎ slide. (Wiktionary)

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