Paleo-Indian
noun Date: 1940 one of the early American hunting people of Asian origin extant in the late Pleistocene • Paleo-Indian adjective

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  • Paleo-Indian — [pā΄lē ō in′dē ən] n. a member of the prehistoric people that migrated to America from Asia during the late Pleistocene: they are the ancestors of the American Indians adj. designating or of the Paleo Indians or their culture …   English World dictionary

  • Paleo-Indian — noun a member of the Paleo American peoples who were the earliest human inhabitants of North America and South America during the late Pleistocene epoch • Syn: ↑Paleo American, ↑Paleo Amerind • Hypernyms: ↑Indian, ↑American Indian, ↑Red Indian …   Useful english dictionary

  • Paleo-Indian — /pay lee oh in dee euhn/; esp. Brit. /pal ee /, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a New World cultural stage, c22,000 6000 B.C., distinguished by fluted point tools and cooperative hunting methods. n. 2. a member of the North… …   Universalium

  • paleo-indian — pa·leo indian …   English syllables

  • Paleo-Indian — Pa•le•o In•di•an [[t]ˌpeɪ li oʊˈɪn di ən[/t]] esp. brit. [[t]ˌpæl i [/t]] adj. 1) ant ara of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a New World cultural stage, c22,000–6000 b.c., distinguished by fluted point tools and cooperative hunting methods… …   From formal English to slang

  • Paleo-Indian culture — noun the prehistoric culture of the earliest human inhabitants of North America and South America • Syn: ↑Paleo American culture, ↑Paleo Amerind culture • Hypernyms: ↑culture, ↑civilization, ↑civilisation • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • History of Mesoamerica (Paleo-Indian) — In the History of Mesoamerica, the stage known as the Paleo Indian period (or alternatively, the Lithic stage) is the era in the scheme of Mesoamerican chronology which begins with the very first indications of human habitation within the… …   Wikipedia

  • Adams County Paleo-Indian District — Infobox nrhp name = Adams County Paleo Indian District caption = nearest city = Sandy Springs, Ohio architect = architecture = added = 1974 10 17cite web|url=http://www.nr.nps.gov/|title=National Register Information System|date=2007 06… …   Wikipedia

  • Paleo-American — noun a member of the Paleo American peoples who were the earliest human inhabitants of North America and South America during the late Pleistocene epoch • Syn: ↑Paleo Amerind, ↑Paleo Indian • Hypernyms: ↑Indian, ↑American Indian, ↑Red Indian * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Paleo-Amerind — noun a member of the Paleo American peoples who were the earliest human inhabitants of North America and South America during the late Pleistocene epoch • Syn: ↑Paleo American, ↑Paleo Indian • Hypernyms: ↑Indian, ↑American Indian, ↑Red Indian * * …   Useful english dictionary

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