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Pleistocene

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Earth sciences
PleistocenePleis‧to‧cene /ˈplaɪstəsiːn/ adjective 🔊 🔊 HEbelonging to the period in the Earth’s history that started about two million years ago and ended about 10,000 years ago, when much of the Earth was covered with ice
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PleistoceneGiven current attention spans, it may as well have come out during the Pleistocene.The deep-sea core oxygen isotope record is a framework for a relative chronology for the Pleistocene.Herb Caen created this species by linguistic splicing sometime in the Pleistocene Age.Here you see a Pleistocene vision, life as it must have looked before humans stepped upright on to the savannah.
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