airquake
noun
An explosive noise of undetermined origin usually heard in coastal communities and appearing to come from some higher point in elevation.

What was that awful noise just now? - I guess it must have been an airquake.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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