Definition of Mesolithic Age

1. Noun. Middle part of the Stone Age beginning about 15,000 years ago.

Exact synonyms: Epipaleolithic, Mesolithic
Generic synonyms: Period, Period Of Time, Time Period
Group relationships: Stone Age



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mesolithic Age

Meshach
Meshed
Mesicke
Meskwaki
Meskwakis
Mesmer
Mesoamerica
Mesoamerican
Mesoamerican pyramid
Mesoamerican pyramids
Mesoarchean
Mesocricetus auratus
Mesogothic
Mesokemic
Mesolithic
Mesolithic Age (current term)
Mesopotamia
Mesopotamian
Mesopotamian Arabic
Mesopotamians
Mesoproterozoic
Mesozoic
Mesozoic era
Mespilus
Mespilus germanica
Mesquakie
Mesquakies
Mesquite
Messalian
Messalians

Literary usage of Mesolithic Age

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lake District by Norman Buckley (2004)
"As the climate improved between 8000 and 5000 BC, during the Mesolithic Age (Middle Stone Age), diversified forest gradually took over, covering the ..."

2. Folk-memory by Walter Johnson (1908)
"On the top of all the older beds there lay ' a surface soil, containing implements of possible Mesolithic age, Neolithic implements, British and Saxon ..."

3. Man, the Primeval Savage: His Haunts and Relics from the Hill-tops of by Worthington George Smith (1894)
"... on the top of all is surface- soil, containing implements of possible Mesolithic age, Neolithic implements, British and Saxon pottery, bone tools, ..."

4. Folk-memory by Walter Johnson (1908)
"On the top of all the older beds there lay ' a surface soil, containing implements of possible Mesolithic age, Neolithic implements, British and Saxon ..."

5. Turkey by Heike Brockmann (1998)
"Archeologica! discoveries from the Karain Cave in southwestern Turkey are evidence that during the mid- Paleolithic (Mesolithic) Age the homo sapiens ..."

6. Last Words on Materialism and Kindred Subjects: With a Life of the Author by by Ludwig B├╝chner (1901)
"... of the earth's history, the secondary period (also called the mesolithic age). There is, however, still an enormous abundance of all kinds of fishes. ..."

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