earth movement


Definition of earth movement

: differential movement of the earth's crust : elevation or subsidence of the land : diastrophism, faulting, folding

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First Known Use of earth movement

1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Earth movement.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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