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massif

mas·sif

massif

 
pronunciation:
mae sihf
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a large mountain mass, often broken up into separate peaks and usu. forming an independent section of a mountain range.
Two climbers made it to the top of the second highest peak of the massif.
definition 2: a large mass of the earth's crust, isolated by boundary faults, that has shifted as a unit.
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