Gondwana meaning

gŏnd-wänə
The supercontinent of the Southern Hemisphere that, according to the theory of plate tectonics, broke up into India, Australia, Antarctica, Africa, and South America.
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The Mesozoic landmass in the Southern Hemisphere that included what are now South America, Africa, Australia, and Antarctica: it and Laurasia were the result of the splitting of Pangea.
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A region in India.
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Southern supercontinent, formed after the break up of Pangaea before the Triassic period, including most of the landmasses which make up today's continents of the southern hemisphere.
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Origin of gondwana

  • After Gondwana , a region of central India ultimately from Sanskrit Goṇḍavanam goṇḍaḥ Gond vanam forest

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Sanskrit [script?] (Gondavana, “Forest of Gondi”)

    From Wiktionary