(ˈ)jē +
variants or less commonly geoanticline
¦jē(ˌ)ō +
or geanticlinal
(¦)jē +
: a great upward flexure of the earth's crust
opposed to geosyncline

Word History


geanticline, geoanticline from ge- + anticline; geanticlinal from ge- + anticlinal

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“Geanticline.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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