[ hoh-uh-bin-ee-uh n ]
/ ˌhoʊ əˈbɪn i ən /
of, relating to, or typifying a middle to late Stone Age culture found in southeast Asia that is characterized chiefly by agricultural village settlements.
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Origin of Hoabinhian
1940–45; < French hoabinhien, after Hoà-bình province, Vietnam, where remains typifying the culture were first found; see -ian
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