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Laurasia

Syllabification: Laur·a·sia
Pronunciation: /lôˈrāZHə
 
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Definition of Laurasia in English:

A vast continental area believed to have existed in the northern hemisphere and to have resulted from the breakup of Pangaea in Mesozoic times. It comprised the present North America, Greenland, Europe, and most of Asia north of the Himalayas.

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