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Laurentian

[ law-ren-shuhn ]
/ lɔˈrɛn ʃən /
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adjective
of or relating to the St. Lawrence River.
Geology. noting or pertaining to the granite intrusions and orogeny in Canada around the Great Lakes during Archeozoic time.
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Origin of Laurentian

First recorded in 1860–65; from Late Latin Laurenti(us) “Lawrence” (originally an adjective, equivalent to Laurentēs, “men of Laurentum ”) + -ius + -an; see origin at -an,-ious
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British Dictionary definitions for Laurentian

Laurentian
/ (lɔːˈrɛnʃən) /

adjective
Also: Lawrentian of or resembling the style of D. H. Lawrence or T. E. Lawrence
of, relating to, or situated near the St Lawrence River
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