Pleistocene Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   /ˈplaɪ.stə.siːn/  us   /-stoʊ-/ specialized
from or referring to the ​period of ​time between around 1.8 million and 11,000 ​years ago, in which ​modernhumans first ​appeared, and the ​Northern Hemisphere ​experienced an iceage: the Pleistocene ​epoch These are ​thought to be Pleistocene ​rocks.
the Pleistocene
noun [S] uk   us  
the Pleistocene epoch (= ​part of a ​period of ​time in the earth's ​history)
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