Definition of Flandrian in English:

Flandrian

adjective

Geology
  • 1Relating to or denoting the current (Holocene or Recent) stage in northern Europe, especially when treated as an interglacial period.

    • ‘The Flandrian transgression is thought to have reached its climax about 6700 years ago with sea level a few metres above the present.’
    1. 1.1The Flandrian interglacial or the system of deposits laid down during it.

Origin

Mid 17th century: from Flanders + -ian.

Pronunciation:

Flandrian

/ˈflɑːndrɪən/