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Eemian

Syllabification: Eem·i·an
Pronunciation: /ˈēmēən
 
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(also Eem /ēm/)

Definition of Eemian in English:

adjective

Geology
1Of, relating to, or denoting the most recent interglacial period of the Pleistocene in northern Europe, preceding the Weichsel glaciation.
1.1 (as noun the Eemian or Eem) The Eemian interglacial or the system of deposits laid down during it.

Origin

early 20th century: from Eem, the name of a river in the Netherlands, + -ian.

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