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Longshan

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Pronunciation: /lɒŋˈʃan
 
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Definition of Longshan in English:

noun

[usually as modifier] Archaeology
A Neolithic civilization of the Yellow River valley in China (circa 2500–1700 bc), between the Yangshao and Shang periods. It is characterized by pottery kiln-fired to a uniform black colour and by the establishment of towns.

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