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[mon-uh-klahyn] /ˈmɒn əˌklaɪn/

noun, Geology.
a monoclinal structure or fold.
a local steepening in stratified rocks with an otherwise gentle dip
A set of rock layers that all slope downward from the horizontal in the same direction.


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