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Definition of Cro-Magnon man noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Cro-Magnon man

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌkrəʊ ˈmænjɒ̃ mæn//
 
, BrE//ˌkrəʊ ˈmæɡnən mæn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkroʊ ˈmænjən mæn//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the earliest form of modern human in Europe. Cro-Magnon man first appeared about 35 000 years ago. Word OriginCro-Magnon, the name of a hill in the Dordogne, France, where remains were found in 1868.
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