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Azilian

[uh-zeel-yuh n, -ee-uh n, uh-zil-] /əˈzil yən, -i ən, əˈzɪl-/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of an early Mesolithic culture of southern France and northern Spain.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; named after Mas d'Azil, village in Ariège, S France, near where remains of the culture were found; see -ian
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Azilian

/əˈzɪlɪən/
noun
1.
a Palaeolithic culture of Spain and SW France that can be dated to the 10th millennium bc, characterized by flat bone harpoons and schematically painted pebbles
adjective
2.
of or relating to this culture
Word Origin
C19: named after Mas d'Azil, France, where artefacts were found
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