orogeny

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the process of mountain formation (especially by the upward displacement of the earth's crust)

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There's a lot of blather about the mountain making them come alive, but considering how many people die on the slopes, the viewer really wants a little less of the gnarly dudes and something closer to a professional diagnosis.
The Reivers square up to Cardiff at the Arms Park tonight - with the man mountain making his first start for the Welsh side for more than two months.
The Reivers square up to Cardiff Blues at the Arms Park tomorrow - with the man mountain making only his second appearance for the Welsh side in almost three months after shaking off a hamstring injury.
DVD Extras: director and editor commentary, Climbing Cold Mountain featurette, A Journey To Cold Mountain making of featurette, Words And Music Of Cold Mountain featurette, deleted scenes, Sacred Heart History, storyboard comparisons.
Swansea responded immediately and striker James Thomas had two chances, with one effort going in the side netting and Newport `keeper Pat Mountain making a superb save.