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  • n. A gradual uplift or descent of part of the Earth's surface caused by the filling or emptying of an underground magma chamber and/or hydrothermal activity, particularly in volcanic calderas.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In geology, a single slow rise or fall of the land. See the extract.

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