from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An earthquake.
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- noun obsolete An earthquake.
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- noun obsolete An
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Old French terremote, terremoete, from Latin terra the earth + movere, motum, to move.
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_terremote_ of 1859 the seasons have not commenced so regularly, nor are they so well defined; there are more rainy days in summer than before.
The Andes and the Amazon Across the Continent of South America James Orton 1853
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