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mid-ocean ridgenoun [C]

/ˌmɪdˌəʊ.ʃən ˈrɪdʒ/  us /ˌmɪdˌoʊ.ʃən ˈrɪdʒ/ specialized
an area of mountains under an ocean where there are earthquakes and volcanos
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mid-ocean ridgenoun [C]

 /ˈmɪdˌoʊ·ʃən ˈrɪdʒ/
earth science an area of mountains under an ocean where there are earthquakes and volcanos
(Definition of mid-ocean ridge from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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