from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A large upward fold of the earth's crust.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In geology, an anticlinal or arching fold which involves a great thickness of strata and affects a large area; a broad dome formed by the warping of the earth's crust.
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- noun geology, geography A large-scale
anticline; a large upward lift in the earth's surface.
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From Ancient Greek γῆ ("earth") + anticline.
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