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Neolithic Revolution

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[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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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable (19 ed.)

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.... If youth knew; if age could See under youth . Information Age, The See under information . In this day and age See under day . Iron Age See under iron . Jazz Age See under jazz . Light of the Age, The See under light . Middle Ages See under middle . Neolithic Age See under neolithic . New Age See under new . Palaeolithic Age See under palaeolithic . Rock of Ages See under rock . Seven ages of man, The See under seven . Silver Age, The See under silver . Space age See under space . Steam age See under steam . Stone Age See under ...

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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;...