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geanticline

[jee-an-ti-klahyn] /dʒiˈæn tɪˌklaɪn/
noun, Geology
1.
an anticlinal upwarp of regional extent.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; < Greek earth + anticline
Related forms
geanticlinal
[jee-an-ti-klahyn-l, jee-an-] /dʒiˌæn tɪˈklaɪn l, ˌdʒi æn-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for geanticline

geanticline

/dʒiːˈæntɪˌklaɪn/
noun
1.
a gently sloping anticline covering a large area
Derived Forms
geanticlinal, adjective
Word Origin
C19: from Greek earth, land + anticline
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