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anticlinorium

[an-ti-klahy-nawr-ee-uh m, -nohr-] /ˌæn tɪ klaɪˈnɔr i əm, -ˈnoʊr-/
noun, plural anticlinoria
[an-ti-klahy-nawr-ee-uh, -nohr-] /ˌæn tɪ klaɪˈnɔr i ə, -ˈnoʊr-/ (Show IPA).
Geology.
1.
a compound anticline, consisting of a series of subordinate anticlines and synclines, the whole having the general contour of an arch.
Origin of anticlinorium
1870-1875
1870-75; < New Latin; see anticline, -tory2
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British Dictionary definitions for anticlinorium

anticlinorium

/ˌæntɪklaɪˈnɔːrɪəm/
noun (pl) -noria (-ˈnɔːrɪə)
1.
a vast elongated anticline with its strata further folded into anticlines and synclines
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