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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Uplift or depression of the earth's crust, affecting large areas of land or ocean bottom.

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  • n. broad regional upwarp of the cratonic portions of continents

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Greek ēpeiros, continent + -geny.

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epeiro- + -geny

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