Cambrian

Definition of Cambrian

Cam´bri`an
a.1.(Geog.) Of or pertaining to Cambria or Wales.
2.(Geol.) Of or pertaining to the lowest subdivision of the rocks of the Silurian or Molluscan age; - sometimes described as inferior to the Silurian. It is named from its development in Cambria or Wales. See the Diagram under Geology.
n.1.A native of Cambria or Wales.
2.(Geol.) The Cambrian formation.

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Cambria, Cymru, Wales, Welsh
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