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synonyms for disaster area

  • area of devastation
  • chaos
  • confusion
  • crisis zone
  • desolation
  • disaster relief area
  • earthquake zone
  • emergency area
  • flood zone
  • havoc
  • hot spot
  • path of destruction
  • scene of destruction
  • storm center
  • war zone
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How to use disaster area in a sentence

The small grain crops had been burned to a crisp, and disaster hung over the land.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The menace of a thunder-cloud approached as in his childhood's dream; disaster lurked behind the quiet outer show.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
By their agreement with the owner, the Company have the right of mining under an area of 185 acres, at a royalty of 6d.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
Mobs of people filled the streets, wildly denouncing the incapability of a Government which could lead them to such disaster.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
If you did fail, you would try Exclusion, and you would find nothing which is the antithesis of the area of New York.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
The total area of land purchased for the carrying-out of the scheme is put at 215,317 square yds.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
That with the increased area of the pallet is why the lower notes of the organ were so hard to play.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
He faced his loss with stoical fortitude, as I believe he would have confronted any disaster that life could bring.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Considerable quantities of chromic iron are found on the hills in this area, which embraces about six hundred acres.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
To endeavor to cut through such an obstacle would undoubtedly have brought about a disaster.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
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WORDS RELATED TO DISASTER AREA

  • disaster area
  • dump
  • hovel
  • mess
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