Definition of Eemian in English:

Eemian

adjective

Geology
  • 1Relating to or denoting the most recent interglacial period of the Pleistocene in northern Europe, preceding the Weichsel glaciation.

    1. 1.1as noun the Eemian The Eemian interglacial or the system of deposits laid down during it.

Origin

Early 20th century: from Eem, the name of a river in the Netherlands, + -ian.

Pronunciation:

Eemian

/ˈēmēən/