Definition of Eemian in English:

Eemian

Syllabification: Eem·i·an
Pronunciation: /ˈēmēən
 
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(also Eem /ēm/)

adjective

Geology
  • 1Of, relating to, or denoting the most recent interglacial period of the Pleistocene in northern Europe, preceding the Weichsel glaciation.
  • 1.1 (as noun the Eemian or Eem) The Eemian interglacial or the system of deposits laid down during it.

Origin

early 20th century: from Eem, the name of a river in the Netherlands, + -ian.

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