Definition of Solnhofen in English:

Solnhofen

proper noun

  • A village in Bavaria, Germany, near which there are extensive, thinly stratified beds of lithographic limestone dating from the Upper Jurassic period. These beds are noted as the chief source of archaeopteryx fossils.

Pronunciation:

Solnhofen

/ˈzəʊlnˌhəʊf(ə)n//German ˈzɔːlnˌhoːfn/