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Definition of Cambrian adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    Cambrian

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈkæmbriən//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkæmbriən//
     
    (geology)
     
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  1. 1of the first period of the Palaeozoic; of the rocks formed during this time
  2. 2relating to Wales
  3. Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from Latin Cambria ‘Wales’, variant of Cumbria, from Welsh Cymry ‘Welshman’ or Cymru ‘Wales’.

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