massif: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ma-sēf', mas'if Fr. ma-sēf'), [key]
- a compact portion of a mountain range, containing one or more summits.
- a large elevated block of old complex rocks resistant to both erosion and crustal folding.
- a band or zone of the earth's crust raised or depressed as a unit and bounded by faults.
- massif (Thesaurus)