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1. orogeny

noun. the process of mountain formation (especially by the upward displacement of the earth's crust).

Synonyms

  • geologic process

Etymology

  • -geny (English)
  • oro- (English)

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Sentences with orogeny


1. Noun, singular or mass
Volcanoes, earthquakes and mountain building or orogeny are found along plate boundaries.

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