geology

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From Modern Latin geologia, from Ancient Greek γῆ(, earth) + -logia(the study of).

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geology ‎(countable and uncountable, plural geologies)

  1. The science that studies the structure of the earth (or other planets), together with its origin and development, especially by examination of its rocks.
  2. The geological structure of a region.
    The geology of the Alps.

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