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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - From 345 million to 280 million years ago.

Usage examples (35)
  • carboniferous rock system
  • It is one great sheet of old coral-reef and coral-mud, which is now called the carboniferous limestone.
  • All that chemistry can tell us is the amount of "carboniferous" or "nitrogenous" elements discoverable in different dietetic articles.
  • -- Formation of carboniferous rocks and the coal in the same. for more
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