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addaword.gifdefinition of Anthropocene

noun
the epoch marked by humanity’s effects on global geology and ecology
"Say goodbye to the 10,000-year-old Holocene epoch and hello to the Anthropocene."
Submitted by: gassim from Yemen on 05/09/2010 06:35:00
Definition of Anthropocene from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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