noun, plural stra·ta [strey-tuh, strat-uh] /ˈstreɪ tə, ˈstræt ə/, stra·tums.
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OTHER WORDS FROM stratumstra·tous, adjective
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But their young deputies and ministerial director generals tended to be from this recently-returned, Western-educated stratum.
The stratum containing the Cudahy local fauna immediately underlies the Pearlette Ash.
The stratum from which the jaw was taken was intact and had never been disturbed.A Manual of the Antiquity of Man|J. P. MacLean
But a second was found in the stratum above (see the Illustration, No. 35, at the end of the Introduction).Troy and its Remains|Henry (Heinrich) Schliemann