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omission

[ō′mish·ən]
(geology)
The elimination or nonexposure of certain stratigraphic beds at the surface of any specified section because of disruption and displacement of the beds by faulting.
References in classic literature ?
Such facts, however, as they occur in the thread of the story, nay, indeed, as they constitute the essential parts of it, the historian is not only justifiable in recording as they really happened, but indeed would be unpardonable should he omit or alter them.