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Laurentian

Definition of the adjective Laurentian

What does Laurentian mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. Relating to a Precambrian geological region in eastern Canada, or the period of its formation.
  2. Relating to the Laurentian Mountains.
  3. Pertaining to, or near, the St. Lawrence River.

Definition of the noun Laurentian

What does Laurentian mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. An extinct Iroquoian language of Canada.
    • [context: geology] The Laurentian period.

      Explanation

      The Laurentian was a named passenger train operated by the Delaware and Hudson Railway between New York City and Montreal, providing same-day service. The train used the D&H's famed route along Lake Champlain north of Albany, New York. The Laurentian, along with its overnight companion the Montreal Limited, was the flagship of the D&H from its inauguration in 1923 until its discontinuance on the formation of Amtrak in 1971. Since 1974 Amtrak has operated the Adirondack over the same route.

      Phrases with Laurentian

      1. laurentian plateau
      2. Laurentian Hawthorn
      3. laurentian highlands
      4. Laurentian Tiger Beetle

      Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Laurentian

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      Google previewAdvances in Agronomy (1972)

      Laurentian is a variety susceptible to H. brassicae. This species laid the most eggs around Laurentian, whereas H. cilcrura laid the fewest eggs on this variety. On the other hand, lines selected for a high degree of resistance to H. brassicae ...

      Google previewLaurentian University (2010)

      A History by Matt Bray

      “Today,” the Star wrote, “Laurentian is a bleak place when held up to the cultural wealth of its southern sisters, but there are indications its potential is as rich as the mother lode of ore beneath it.”5 That very much turned out to be so. 10 11 12 ...

      Google previewArchaeology of Prehistoric Native America (1998)

      An Encyclopedia by Guy E. Gibbon, Kenneth M. Ames

      Laurentian Archaic Laurentian Archaic is one of the principal components of the Lake Forest Archaic. The Laurentian is a Late Archaic cultural continuum of New York, Vermont, and southern Ontario.

      Google previewPre-Cambrian Geology of North America (1909)

      by Charles Richard Van Hise, Charles Kenneth Leith

      The Laurentian is an extension of the third belt of Rogers. The limestones are younger than the Potsdam quartzites, and are regarded as Calciferous; the mica schists and gneisses certainly overlie the limestones, and the latter therefore begin ...

      Google previewGazetteer of Grafton County, N (1886)

      The upper Laurentian is an imperfect gneiss, but shown just east of the county in the White Mountains, and attaining a thickness of 1 2,000 feet. It may be seen in the Pemigewasset valley. In the New Hampshire report another group of rocks ...

      Google previewEncyclopedia of Adolescence (2014)

      by Roger J.R. Levesque

      Psychology Department, Laurentian University, P3A 2C6 ...

      Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1904)

      by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

      The Laurentian Mountains skirt the northern bank of the same river and the Ottawa, but 130 miles west of Montreal cross the Ottawa and curve in the direction of Kingston, whence they run westward to the shores of Lakes Superior and Huron.

      Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Canada (2010)

      by Barry M. Gough

      Lawrence River, the Great Lakes, and the watersheds of the Laurentian highlands: thus was born the “Laurentian thesis.

      Google previewSimon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And Reference Book (1999)

      by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions

      Lawrence Mountains: Rocky, Mackenzie, Columbia, Cascade, Selwyn, Logan, Laurentian, Appalachian , ...

      Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica (1899)

      Geology} — All the great ancient rock systems, between the Lower Laurentian and the Coal-measures, are more or less represented at one part or another of Newfoundland. The Laurentian system has an immense spread in the island.

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      Small photo of Rivière rouge, Mont Tremblant National Park, Laurentian Mountains, Quebec (close to Montreal), Canada. 19 July 2015. Canadian wilderness and beautiful landscape with cloudy sky. mostly green and blueSmall photo of Lush boreal forest view of Mont Tremblan (trembling mountain), Laurentian mountains. Panoramic gondola cableway.Small photo of Scenic aerial view from a helicopter cockpit looking through the clouds at the colorful Quebec Laurentian forest.Small photo of Scenic aerial view of a car driving on a winding road through the colorful fall colors in the Quebec Laurentian forest.Small photo of Scenic aerial view of a car driving on a winding road through the colorful fall colors in the Quebec Laurentian forest.Small photo of Scenic aerial view of a car driving on a winding road through the colorful fall colors in the Quebec Laurentian forest.Small photo of Scenic aerial view of a car driving on a winding road through the colorful fall colors in the Quebec Laurentian forest. More...

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      The value of this 10-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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