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regional metamorphism

Syllabification: re·gion·al met·a·mor·phism

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Definition of regional metamorphism in English:

noun

Geology
Metamorphism affecting rocks over an extensive area as a result of the large-scale action of heat and pressure. Compare with contact metamorphism.

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