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Cromerian

Line breaks: Cro¦mer|ian
Pronunciation: /krəʊˈmɪərɪən/

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Definition of Cromerian in English:

adjective

Geology
1Relating to or denoting an interglacial period in the Middle Pleistocene of Britain and northern Europe, preceding the Elster (Anglian) glaciation.
1.1 (as noun the Cromerian) The Cromerian interglacial period or the system of fossil-rich deposits laid down during it.

Origin

early 20th century: from Cromer, in Norfolk, site of an outcrop of fossil-rich deposits from this period, + -ian.

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