• Definition for "orogeny"
    • the entire process of mountain development, specifically by…
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  • Hypernym for "orogeny"

orogeny definition

  • noun:
    • the entire process of mountain development, specifically by a folding and faulting associated with the earth's crust.
    • the process of hill building by the upward folding associated with Earth's crust.
    • Same as orogenesis.
    • the entire process of hill development (especially because of the upward displacement of this earth's crust)
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