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1. n. [Geology]

A block of rock that forms a structural or topographic feature, such as a block of igneous of metamorphic rock within an area of mountain building, or orogeny. A massif can be as large as a mountain and is typically more rigid than the rocks that surround it.

See: igneousmetamorphicorogeny

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