Kilauea definition by Webster's New World
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active volcanic crater on the slope of Mauna Loa, Hawaii: c. 8 mi (13 km) in circumference
Origin: ; from Hawaiian literally , spewing
Kilauea definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An active volcanic crater on the southeast slope of Mauna Loa in south-central Hawaii Island. It is one of the largest and most spectacular craters in the world.