There are 3 definitions of Clovis in English:

Clovis1

Syllabification: Clo·vis
Pronunciation: /ˈklōvis
 
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1A city in central California, in the San Joaquin Valley, northeast of Fresno; population 92,318 (est. 2008).
2An agricultural city in eastern New Mexico; population 32,352 (est. 2008). The Clovis culture of 11,000 years ago is named for artifacts found nearby.

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Word of the day meretricious
Pronunciation: ˌmɛrɪˈtrɪʃəs
adjective
apparently attractive but having no real value...

There are 3 definitions of Clovis in English:

Clovis2

Syllabification: Clo·vis
Pronunciation: /ˈklōvis
 
/
( 465–511), king of the Franks 481–511. He extended Merovingian rule to Gaul and Germany, making Paris his capital. After his conversion to Christianity, he championed orthodoxy against the Arian Visigoths, finally defeating them in the battle of Poitiers 507.

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Word of the day meretricious
Pronunciation: ˌmɛrɪˈtrɪʃəs
adjective
apparently attractive but having no real value...

There are 3 definitions of Clovis in English:

Clovis3

Syllabification: Clo·vis
Pronunciation: /ˈklōvis
 
/

noun

[usually as modifier] Archaeology
A Paleo-Indian culture of Central and North America, dated to about 11,500–11,000 years ago and earlier. The culture is distinguished by heavy, leaf-shaped stone spearheads. Compare with Folsom2.
More example sentences
  • Despite such arguments, the Clovis culture model remained powerful.
  • This Clovis culture was assumed to have lasted from about 12,000 BP (years before present) to about 10,000 BP.
  • Whether or not the Clovis culture turns out to represent the first Americans, they were the first people on this continent to develop weaponry that allowed them to go one-on-one against big, dangerous game.

Origin

first found near Clovis1, New Mexico.

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Word of the day meretricious
Pronunciation: ˌmɛrɪˈtrɪʃəs
adjective
apparently attractive but having no real value...