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Flandrian

Line breaks: Flan|drian
Pronunciation: /ˈflɑːndrɪən/

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Definition of Flandrian in English:

adjective

Geology
1Relating to or denoting the current (Holocene or Recent) stage in northern Europe, especially when treated as an interglacial period.
1.1 (as noun the Flandrian) The Flandrian interglacial or the system of deposits laid down during it.

Origin

mid 17th century: from Flanders + -ian.

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