Laurentide meaning

lôrən-tīd, lŏr-
Of or relating to a large ice sheet that covered most of the region that now comprises Canada and the northern United States during much of the Pleistocene Epoch and that gradually melted between 18,000 and 8,000 years ago.
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Origin of laurentide

  • After French les Laurentides the Laurentian Mountains

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition