geanticline

noun
ge·anticline | \(ˈ)jē +\
variants: or less commonly geoanticline \¦jē(ˌ)ō + \ or geanticlinal \(¦)jē + \

Definition of geanticline 

: a great upward flexure of the earth's crust opposed to geosyncline

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History and Etymology for geanticline

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

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