\(ˈ)ka|skādēən\ adjective
Usage: usually capitalized
Etymology: Cascadian (revolution, a group of earth movements that uplifted the mountain ranges of the Pacific coast of No. America, from Cascadia, hypothetical land mass along western border of No. America (from Cascade Range) + English -an
: of or relating to mountain-making movements in the Cenozoic era — see geologic time table

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