geanticline


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ge·an·ti·cline

 (jē-ăn′tĭ-klīn′)
n.
A large upward fold of the earth's crust.

ge·an′ti·cli′nal adj.

geanticline

(dʒiːˈæntɪˌklaɪn)
n
(Physical Geography) a gently sloping anticline covering a large area
[C19: from Greek earth, land + anticline]
geˌantiˈclinal adj

ge•an•ti•cline

(dʒiˈæn tɪˌklaɪn)

n.
an anticlinal upwarp of regional extent.
[1890–95; < Greek earth + anticline]
ge•an`ti•cli′nal (-ˈklaɪn l) adj.