Definition of Paleo-Indian
1. Noun. A member of the Paleo-American peoples who were the earliest human inhabitants of North America and South America during the late Pleistocene epoch.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paleo-Indian
Literary usage of Paleo-Indian
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Southern Appalachians: A History of the Landscape by Susan Yarnell (1999)
"Prehistory Paleo-Indian Period Around 12000 years ago, humans arrived in the ... Fluted stone projectile points dating to the Paleo-Indian period (10000 to ..."
2. Adventure Guide to Belize by Carol O'Donnell (2003)
"By 8000 BC, the Paleo-Indian period of Mesoamerica was coming to an end. ... Arawak & Carib Indians There are no remains of Paleo-Indian settlements in ..."