landslide landslide  /ˈlænds ˌlaɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an overwhelming electoral victory
  2. (n) a slide of a large mass of dirt and rock down a mountain or cliff

Usage(s):

  1. The Republican victory that swept the presidency and squeaked through the Congress took on landslide dimensions again among the state governors.
  2. Election Day brought a landslide in Puerto Rico too.
  3. Reagan's landslide challenges the pulse-taker profession For weeks before the presidential election, the gurus of public opinion polling were nearly unanimous in their.

News

  1. Law school dean to lead landslide inquiry

    St. Paul has hired a law school dean to lead an investigation into last month’s landslide that killed two students on a field trip to a park.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Finance and Commerce

  2. Law School Dean To Lead Minn. Landslide Inquiry

    St. Paul has hired a law school dean to lead an investigation into last month's landslide that killed two students on a field trip to a park. Mayor Chris Coleman on Friday announced the hiring of Donald M. Lewis.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: CBS Minnesota

  3. St. Paul hires law school dean to probe fatal Lilydale park landslide

    The city of St. Paul is hiring an attorney to lead an independent investigation into a landslide at Lilydale Regional Park that killed two boys last month.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Pioneer Press

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Quotes

  1. "If the Democrats can't landslide the Republicans this year, they ought to just wrap up, close down, emerge in a different form," Mr Nader said. "Bush took the election from Gore. They (Democrats) ought to go after the thieves of 2000, not...
    on Feb 25, 2008 By: Ralph Nader Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  2. "The president, who won the White House in a landslide, now recognizes that his re-election hangs in the balance as an economy flails, joblessness remains high and Republican attacks on him deal political blows," Kaine wrote.
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Tim Kaine Source: CBS News

  3. Noting he outpolled rivals in two tiny northern hamlets that voted before the rest of the state, McCain cracked: "It has all the earmarks of a landslide, with the Dixville Notch vote."
    on Jan 7, 2008 By: John McCain Source: International Herald Tribune

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