inselberg

[ in-suhl-burg, -zuhl- ]
/ ˈɪn səlˌbɜrg, -zəl- /

noun Physical Geography.

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Origin of inselberg

1895–1900; <German, equivalent to Insel island + Berg mountain
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British Dictionary definitions for inselberg

inselberg
/ (ˈɪnzəlˌbɜːɡ) /

noun

an isolated rocky hill rising abruptly from a flat plain

Word Origin for inselberg

from German, from Insel island + Berg mountain
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