from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A series of strata, of the Middle Tertiary period, of France, abounding in shells, and used by Lyell as the type of his Miocene subdivision.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In geology, strata of Miocene Tertiary age occurring in Touraine, France.


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