Ring-of-fire meaning

The ring of fire is the area around the Pacific Ocean that has many volcanoes and earthquakes.

An example of the Ring of Fire is where Hawaii is located.

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Beltlike region, roughly surrounding the Pacific Ocean, characterized by frequent volcanic and seismic activity caused by the colliding of moving crustal plates.
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An extensive zone of volcanic and seismic activity that coincides roughly with the western, northern, and eastern borders of the Pacific Ocean.
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(geology) An area of frequent earthquakes and volcanic activity, around the Pacific Ocean.
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