Pronunciation: (u-rid"u-fi-kā'shun), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/aridification.html on line 77 [key]
the process by which a humid region becomes increasingly dry, as by climatic change or human interference with the ecology. Cf. desertification.
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