Definition of Sub-Atlantic in English:


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  • 1Relating to or denoting the fifth climatic stage of the postglacial period in northern Europe, following the Sub-Boreal stage (from about 2,800 years ago to the present day). The climate has been cooler and wetter than in the earlier postglacial periods.
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    • The Sub-Boreal climate, c.3000-c.500 B.C., was somewhat warmer and less humid than the Sub-Atlantic,
  • 1.1 (as noun the Sub-Atlantic) The Sub-Atlantic climatic stage.

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