HyperDic: pangaea

English > 1 sense of the word Pangaea:
NOUNobjectPangaea, Pangea(plate tectonics) a hypothetical continent including all the landmass of the earth prior to the Triassic period when it split into Laurasia and Gondwanaland
English > Pangaea: 1 sense > noun 1, object
Meaning(plate tectonics) a hypothetical continent including all the landmass of the earth prior to the Triassic period when it split into Laurasia and Gondwanaland.
SynonymPangea
Categorytectonics, plate tectonics, plate tectonic theoryThe branch of geology studying the folding and faulting of the earth's crust
Instance ofcontinentOne of the large landmasses of the earth
SpanishPangaea, Pangea
CatalanPangea

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