Definition of geology
- the geology of Arizona
learning about the geology of Hawaii
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First Known Use: 1735See Words from the same year
: a science that studies rocks, layers of soil, etc., in order to learn about the history of the Earth and its life
: the rocks, land, processes of land formation, etc., of a particular area
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