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anticlinorium

[ an-ti-klahy-nawr-ee-uhm, -nohr- ]
/ 藢忙n t瑟 kla瑟藞n蓴r i 蓹m, -藞no蕣r- /
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noun, plural an路ti路cli路no路ri路a [an-ti-klahy-nawr-ee-uh, -nohr-]. /藢忙n t瑟 kla瑟藞n蓴r i 蓹, -藞no蕣r-/. Geology.
a compound anticline, consisting of a series of subordinate anticlines and synclines, the whole having the general contour of an arch.
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Origin of anticlinorium

1870鈥75; <New Latin; see anticline, -tory2
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British Dictionary definitions for anticlinorium

anticlinorium
/ (藢忙nt瑟kla瑟藞n蓴藧r瑟蓹m) /

noun plural -noria (-藞n蓴藧r瑟蓹)
a vast elongated anticline with its strata further folded into anticlines and synclines
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