Laurentian



[law-ren-shuh n] /lɔˈrɛn ʃən/

adjective
1.
of or relating to the St. Lawrence River.
2.
Geology. noting or pertaining to the granite intrusions and orogeny in Canada around the Great Lakes during Archeozoic time.
plural noun
1.
a range of low mountains in E Canada, between the St. Lawrence River and Hudson Bay.
/lɔːˈrɛnʃən/
adjective
1.
Also Lawrentian. of or resembling the style of D. H. Lawrence or T. E. Lawrence
2.
of, relating to, or situated near the St Lawrence River
plural noun
1.
a range of low mountains in E Canada, in Quebec between the St Lawrence River and Hudson Bay. Highest point: 1191 m (3905 ft) Also called Laurentides (ˈlɔːrənˌtaɪdz)

in reference to granite strata in eastern Canada, 1863, named for the Laurentian Mountains, where it is found, which are named for the nearby St. Lawrence River. Hence, Laurasia, Paleozoic supercontinent comprising North America and Eurasia, 1931, from German (1928), from Laurentia, geologists’ name for the ancient core of North America + (Eur)asia.

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  • Laurentian-mountains

    plural noun 1. a range of low mountains in E Canada, between the St. Lawrence River and Hudson Bay. plural noun 1. a range of low mountains in E Canada, in Quebec between the St Lawrence River and Hudson Bay. Highest point: 1191 m (3905 ft) Also called Laurentides (ˈlɔːrənˌtaɪdz)

  • Laurentian shield

    noun 1. another name for the Canadian Shield Also called Laurentian Plateau



  • Laurentides-park

    [lawr-uh n-tahydz, -teedz, lor-; French law-rahn-teed] /ˈlɔr ənˌtaɪdz, -ˌtidz, ˈlɒr-; French lɔ rɑ̃ˈtid/ noun 1. a national park in SE Canada, in Quebec province between the St. Lawrence and Lake St. John.

  • Laurentius

    [law-ren-shee-uh s, -shuh s] /lɔˈrɛn ʃi əs, -ʃəs/ noun 1. Saint, .



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