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overarch

[ oh-ver-ahrch ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈɑrtʃ /
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verb (used with object)
to span with or like an arch: A new bridge overarches the river.
verb (used without object)
to form an arch over something: a cerulean sky overarching in the early twilight.
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Origin of overarch

First recorded in 1660–70; over- + arch1
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British Dictionary definitions for overarch

overarch
/ (ˌəʊvərˈɑːtʃ) /

verb
(tr) to form an arch over
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