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English definition of “the Stone Age”

the Stone Age

noun [S]    
the early period in human history when people made tools and weapons only out of stone : a Stone Age settlement / site figurative My gran's TV looks like something out of the Stone Age (= is very old-fashioned )! → Compare the Bronze Age, the Iron AgePrehistory
(Definition of the Stone Age noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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