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orogeny

noun orog·e·ny \-ˈrä-jə-nē\

Definition of OROGENY

:  the process of mountain formation especially by folding of the earth's crust
oro·gen·ic \ˌr-ə-ˈje-nik\ adjective

Origin of OROGENY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1890

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