Origin of Cambrian
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Then in the Cambrian era, around 570 million years ago, recognizably complex animal life evolved, including vertebrate ancestors.Why Did It Take So Long For Complex Life To Evolve On Earth? Blame Oxygen.|Matthew R. Francis|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Most part of the scenery had been painted by my brother during his stay at this port in the Cambrian.Borneo and the Indian Archipelago|Frank S. Marryat
Behind that horizon lay only the Cambrian, without vertebrates or any other organism except a few shell-fish.The Education of Henry Adams|Henry Adams
But of the Cambrian as we know it to-day there will be something more to be said presently.The Story of the Cambrian|C. P. Gasquoine
The rocks of these two earlier periods are those of the Cambrian and Silurian groups.
One peculiarity of the Cambrian fairies is, that every Friday night they comb the goats' beards "to make them decent for Sunday."The Fairy Mythology|Thomas Keightley
1650s, "from or of Wales or the Welsh," from Cambria, variant of Cumbria, Latinized derivation of Cymry, the name of the Welsh for themselves, from Old Celtic Combroges "compatriots." Geological sense (of rocks first studied in Wales and Cumberland) is from 1836.