la faglia

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the noun la faglia, which means fault. Faults are the cause of  most earthquakes.

See the noun used below:

Gli studiosi stanno cercando di determinare la lunghezza della faglia dell’ultimo terremoto ma sembrerebbe che sia molto lunga, vista la violenza del terremoto.

The scientists are trying to determine the length of the fault of the last earthquake, but it would seem that it is very long given the force of the earthquake.

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