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Neolithic Revolution

Subject: Archaeology

[Ge] A term popularized by Gordon Childe in the 1940s to reflect the huge impact on life that was made by the development and spread of farming, which he saw as one of two ...

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The Oxford Companion to the English Language (2 ed.)

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...antiquarian G pal(a)e; arch(a)e palaeontology (UK), paleontology (US); arch(a)eological, the Palaeolithic Era (= the Old Stone Age) 7.5 V new newness; newly-weds; new-found L nov novel; renovate; innovation G ne(o) neologism; neo-Canadian; the Neolithic Era (the New Stone Age) 7.6 V young; youth youngster; youthfulness L juven juvenile; rejuvenate G — 7.7 V year yearly; yearling; five-year (plan/policy) L annu, enni per annum; annual; bi-annual; biennial; tri-annual, triennial; anniversary;...