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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - From 425 million to 405 million years ago.

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  • The term Silurian was employed by Barrande, after Murchison, in a more comprehensive sense than was justified by subsequent knowledge.
  • They're also in a fairway for a deeper zone called the Silurian, where a number of other companies have had huge success.
  • On the Cambrian rocks rest the formations known as Silurian, from the fact that they were first thoroughly examined in South Wales
  • You have in that first stage what the geologists call the Silurian Age, the age of fishes, when the great divine manifestation was of all these forms of life. for more
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