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Hallstattan

[ hawl-stat-n, hahl-shtaht-n ]
/ hɔlˈstæt n, hɑlˈʃtɑt n /
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adjective Archaeology.

of, relating to, or belonging to a variously dated early period of Iron Age culture in Europe, characterized by the use of bronze, the introduction of iron, and by artistic work in pottery, jewelry, etc.

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Also Hall·stat·ti·an [hawl-stat-ee-uhn, hahl-shtaht-], /hɔlˈstæt i ən, hɑlˈʃtɑt-/, Hall·statt [hawl-stat, hahl-shtaht], /ˈhɔl stæt, ˈhɑl ʃtɑt/, Hall·stad·tan, Hallstadt .

Origin of Hallstattan

1865–70; Hallstatt, village in central Austria where remains were found + -an
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