adjective see Chellean

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Chellian — In geology, Chellian was the name given by the French anthropologist G. de Mortillet to the first epoch of the Quaternary period when the earliest human remains were discovered. The word is derived from the French town Chelles in the department… …   Wikipedia

  • Chellian — Chel·li·an or Chel·le·an (shĕlʹē ən) adj. Abbevillian.   [After Chelles, a city of north central France.] * * * …   Universalium

  • chellian — chel·li·an …   English syllables

  • chellian — adjective see chellean …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chellean — or Chellian adjective Etymology: French chelléen, from Chelles, France Date: 1893 Abbevillian …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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