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Holocene

Ho·lo·cene

Holocene

 
pronunciation:
ho l sin
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: of, relating to, or designating the latest geological epoch of the Quaternary Period that includes the present and began approximately 10 thousand years ago, marked by the development of modern human culture; Recent.
similar words:
recent
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the Holocene Epoch, or the rock formations that date from that time; Recent.