What does the word "tsunami" mean?

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The term tsunami refers to a large, often destructive, sea wave produced by a volcanic eruption submarine earthquake, or subsidence. They can have heights of up to 30m and reach speeds of 950 km per hour. Tsunamis are sometimes called tidal waves.
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Tsunami is a Japanese word that means literally harbor wave. Which is fitting since a tsunami is a great sea wave created by a volcanic eruption.
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