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Sangamon

[ sang-guh-muhn ]
/ ˈsæŋ gə mən /
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noun Geology.
the third interglacial stage of the Pleistocene Epoch in North America, after the Illinoian glacial stage and before the Wisconsin.
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Origin of Sangamon

First recorded in 1930–35; after Sangamon County, Ill.
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