Clovis

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[ kloh-vis ]
/ ˈkloʊ vɪs /

adjective

of or relating to a Paleo-Indian cultural tradition of North America, especially the American Southwest, dated 10,000–9000 b.c. and characterized by a usually bifacial, fluted stone projectile point (Clovis point ) used in big-game hunting.

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Origin of Clovis

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1955–60; after Clovis, New Mexico, near where such projectile points were found

Definition for Clovis (2 of 2)

Clovis2
[ kloh-vis ]
/ ˈkloʊ vɪs /

noun

a town in central California.
a city in E New Mexico.
a male given name.
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