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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. More recent than the Eocene, that is, including both the Miocene and Pliocene divisions of the Tertiary.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In geology, the later Tertiary, including the Miocene and Pliocene.
  • n. In geology, the later Tertiary, including the Miocene and Pliocene.

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