graben


gra·ben

noun \ˈgrä-bən\

Definition of GRABEN

:  a depressed segment of the crust of the earth or a celestial body (as the moon) bounded on at least two sides by faults

Origin of GRABEN

German, ditch, from Old High German grabo, from graban to dig — more at grave
First Known Use: 1896

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