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geosynclinal

[ jee-oh-sin-klahyn-l ]
/ ˌdʒi oʊ sɪnˈklaɪn l /
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adjective
Geology. pertaining to a synclinal fold that involves a relatively large part of the earth's surface.
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Origin of geosynclinal

First recorded in 1870–75; geo- + synclinal
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