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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

Usage examples (35)
  • An extra 10 points to Damian in that piece for using the word "orogeny", which I'm embarrassed to say
  • Scientist said that Halong bay has experienced at least 500 million years in various of ancient geographic condition such as orogeny, marine transgression and marine...
  • Denali (an orogeny in progress) (even the summit!)
  • Have I mentioned that this land is Taconic orogeny. for more
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