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vulcan is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of vulcan


  1. A town in southern Alberta, Canada.
  2. An unincorporated community in Iron County, Missouri.
  3. A ghost town in Gunnison County, Colorado.
  4. A volcano in Papua New Guinea.
  5. A village in the commune of Apold, Mureș County, Romania.
  6. An unincorporated community in Norway Township, Dickinson County, Michigan.
  7. A hypothetical planet proposed to exist in an orbit between Mercury and the Sun in a 19th-century hypothesis.
  8. A commune of Brașov County, Romania.
  9. A city in Hunedoara County, Romania.
  10. A village in the commune of Ciuruleasa, Alba County, Romania.
  11. The god of volcanoes and fire, especially the forge, also the patron of all craftsmen, principally blacksmiths. The Roman counterpart of Hephaestus.
  12. An inhabited planet, the homeworld of the Vulcan species.
  13. An inactive volcano in New Mexico.


  1. A person who seems to lack emotion or is overly analytical and boring (like the fictional Vulcans).
  2. An inhabitant of the planet Vulcan.

vulcan frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word vulcan occurs in english on average 1.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics vulcan can be related to

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1) education, science, and technology;

2) people, society, and culture;

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