[ il-uh-noi-uhn ]
/ ˌɪl əˈnɔɪ ən /
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Geology. the third stage of the glaciation of North America during the Pleistocene.
Geology. of or relating to the Illinoian stage.
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How to use Illinoian in a sentence
The ancient channel which it held along the Illinoian ice front has been traced through southeastern Iowa for many miles.The Elements of Geology|William Harmon Norton
Specific identification of the Illinoian pocket gophers is uncertain, primarily due to the fragmentary nature of the material.