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  • proper n. A town in Attica, Greece


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  • Milos Bicanski/Getty Images Firefighters fought flames in Pikermi, a suburb of Athens.

    Battling the Flames in Greece

  • She stopped for water at Pikermi and started passing the male runners who had fallen out of the race in exhaustion.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • Louis was not among the leaders early in the race, and when he arrived in Pikermi, he inquired about how much ground he had to make up on the leaders. - Polias knows what it means to be a Greek marathoner

  • Six years later, when reviewing the work of Marsh in America and of Gaudry in Pikermi, he declared that, "on the evidence of paleontology, the evolution of many existing forms of animal life from their predecessors is no longer an hypothesis, but an historical fact."

    A History of Science: in Five Volumes. Volume III: Modern development of the physical sciences

  • To give an idea as to the age of these rocks, it will be sufficient to mention that the middle division of the series corresponds roughly to the well-known deposits of Pikermi and Samos.

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  • M. Albert Gaudry found, in the deposits of a mountain stream at Pikermi in

    Darwinism (1889)

  • The Pikermi fossils belong to the Upper Miocene formation, but an equally rich deposit of Upper Eocene age has been discovered in

    Darwinism (1889)

  • In the Miocene beds of Pikermi he has discovered the group of the Simocyonidæ intermediate between bears and wolves; the genus Hyænictis which connects the hyænas with the civets; the Ancylotherium, which is allied both to the extinct mastodon and to the living pangolin or scaly ant-eater; and the

    Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection A Series of Essays

  • I say this without forgetting Montmartre, Siwalik, or Pikermi -- and I think that I am quite safe in adding that no collection which has been hitherto formed approaches that made by Professor Marsh, in the completeness of the chain of evidence by which certain existing mammals are connected with their older tertiary ancestry.

    Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley — Volume 2

  • American tertiaries, these investigations have extended over very limited areas; and, at Pikermi, were confined to an extremely small space.

    Darwiniana : Essays — Volume 02


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