Tsunami

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A tsunami (plural: tsunamis or tsunami; frae Japanese: 津波, lit. "harbour wave";[1] English pronunciation: /sˈnɑːmi/ soo-NAH-mee or /tsˈnɑːmi/ tsoo-NAH-mee[2]) is a series o watter waves caused bi the displacement o a lairge volume o a body o watter, generally an ocean or a lairge loch.

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  1. "Tsunami Terminology". NOAA. Retrieved 2010-07-15. 
  2. Wells, John C. (1990). Longman pronunciation dictionary. Harlow, England: Longman. p. 736. ISBN 0-582-05383-8.  Entry: "tsunami"