from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to Wales; Welsh.
- adj. Of or belonging to the geologic time, system of rocks, or sedimentary deposits of the first period of the Paleozoic Era, characterized by desert land areas, warm seas, and rapid early diversification of marine life resulting in the rise of almost all modern animal phyla. See Table at geologic time.
- n. A Welshman or Welshwoman.
- n. The Cambrian Period.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. of a geologic period within the Paleozoic era; comprises lower, middle and Furongian epochs from about 542 to 490 million years ago
- adj. of, or relating to Wales
- n. the Cambrian period
- n. a Welsh person
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to Cambria or Wales.
- adj. 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. A native of Cambria or Wales.
- n. The Cambrian formation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Relating or pertaining to Wales or Cambria; Welsh.
- n. A Welshman.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a native or resident of Wales
- adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Wales or its people or their language
- n. from 544 million to about 500 million years ago; marine invertebrates
From Medieval Latin Cambria, Wales, alteration of Cumbria from Welsh Cymry. Adj., sense 2, and n., sense 2, after Cambria .(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)