geanticline

[ jee-an-ti-klahyn ]
/ dʒiˈæn tɪˌklaɪn /

noun Geology.

an anticlinal upwarp of regional extent.

Origin of geanticline

1890–95; < Greek earth + anticline
Related formsge·an·ti·cli·nal [jee-an-ti-klahyn-l, jee-an-] /dʒiˌæn tɪˈklaɪn l, ˌdʒi æn-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for geanticline

geanticline

/ (dʒiːˈæntɪˌklaɪn) /

noun

a gently sloping anticline covering a large area
Derived Formsgeanticlinal, adjective

Word Origin for geanticline

C19: from Greek earth, land + anticline
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