Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various
a variant of gambrel
medieval name of Wales. Contemporary Examples Brooklyn Shooting Hits Close to Bill de Blasio’s Park Slope Home Michael Daly June 30, 2014 Historical Examples The Johnstown Horror James Herbert Walker The Johnstown Horror James Herbert Walker The Cambrian Sketch-Book R. Rice Davies The Johnstown Horror James Herbert Walker King Arthur and the Knights of the […]
Geology. noting or pertaining to a period of the Paleozoic Era, occurring from 570 million to 500 million years ago, when algae and marine invertebrates were the predominant form of life. of or relating to Cambria; Welsh. Geology. the Cambrian Period or System. a native of Cambria; Welshman. Contemporary Examples Why Did It Take So […]
cambrian explosion Cambrian Explosion The rapid diversification of multicellular animal life that took place around the beginning of the Cambrian Period. It resulted in the appearance of almost all modern animal phyla. See Note at Burgess Shale.
a range of low mountains running north to south in central Wales. plural noun a mountain range in Wales, extending from Carmarthenshire in the S to Denbighshire in the N. Highest peak: Aran Fawddwy, 891 m (2970 ft)