HyperDic: cambrian

English > 3 senses of the word Cambrian:
NOUNtimeCambrian, Cambrian periodfrom 544 million to about 500 million years ago
person Cambrian, Welshman, Welsh, Cymrya native or resident of Wales
ADJECTIVEpertCambrian, Welshof or relating to or characteristic of Wales or its people or their language
Cambrian > pronunciation
Soundskae'mbriyahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > Cambrian: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or characteristic of Wales or its people or their language.
SynonymWelsh
Spanishgalés
Catalangal·lès, gal·lesa
NounsCambriaone of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Cambriana native or resident of Wales
English > Cambrian: 3 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningFrom 544 million to about 500 million years ago; marine invertebrates.
SynonymCambrian period
Instance ofperiod, geological periodA unit of geological time during which a system of rocks formed
Part ofPaleozoic, Paleozoic eraFrom 544 million to about 230 million years ago
Spanishcámbrico
Catalancambrià, cámbrico
English > Cambrian: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA native or resident of Wales.
SynonymsWelshman, Welsh, Cymry
Member ofWales, Cymru, CambriaOne of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
BroaderEuropeanA native or inhabitant of Europe
Spanishgalesas, galeses, galés
Catalangalés, galès, gal·lès
AdjectivesCambrianof or relating to or characteristic of Wales or its people or their language

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