Cas·​ca·​di·​an | \ (ˈ)ka¦skādēən \

Definition of Cascadian

: of or relating to mountain-making movements in the Cenozoic era

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History and Etymology for Cascadian

Cascadian (revolution, a group of earth movements that uplifted the mountain ranges of the Pacific coast of North America, from Cascadia, hypothetical land mass along western border of North America (from Cascade Range) + English -an

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“Cascadian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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