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Noun: epicenter  'e-pi,sen-tur
Usage: US (elsewhere: epicentre)
  1. The point on the Earth's surface directly above the focus of an earthquake
    - epicentre [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: epicenters

Type of: geographic point, geographical point

Encyclopedia: Epicenter