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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The time during the development of human culture before the appearance of the written word.

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  • This work looked at periods in prehistory when the Sahara region was green – covered with grassland.
  • If you have the slightest interest in prehistory and the development of mankind on a global stage, this is the book for you.
  • There have been many "great floods" at many times in prehistory.
  • And it extends still further back into prehistory, that is to say, into unwritten history. for more
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