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English definition of “outcrop”

outcrop

noun [C] uk   /ˈaʊt.krɒp/ us    /-krɑːp/ (US also outcropping,    /-ɪŋ/   )
a large rock or group of rocks that sticks out of the groundProtruding and sticking out
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