eugeosyncline

noun
eu·geo·syn·cline | \(ˌ)yü-ˌjē-ō-ˈsin-ˌklīn \

Definition of eugeosyncline 

: a narrow rapidly subsiding geosyncline usually with volcanic materials mingled with clastic sediments

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eugeosynclinal \(ˌ)yü-ˌjē-ō-(ˌ)sin-ˈklī-nᵊl \ adjective

First Known Use of eugeosyncline

1942, in the meaning defined above

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