eugeosyncline

noun
eu·​geo·​syn·​cline | \ (ˌ)yü-ˌjē-ō-ˈsin-ˌklīn How to pronounce eugeosyncline (audio) \

Definition of eugeosyncline

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

Other Words from eugeosyncline

eugeosynclinal \ (ˌ)yü-​ˌjē-​ō-​(ˌ)sin-​ˈklī-​nᵊl How to pronounce eugeosynclinal (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of eugeosyncline

1942, in the meaning defined above

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“Eugeosyncline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eugeosyncline. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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