Definition of Ozarkian in US English:

Ozarkian

noun

  • 1A native or inhabitant of the Ozark region; = Ozarker.

  • 2A system formerly regarded as intervening between the Late Cambrian and the Early Ordovician of North America. Now historical.

adjective

  • 1Of, relating to, or designating the Ozarkian system. Now historical.

  • 2Of, relating to, or characteristic of the Ozark region of the central United States, its inhabitants, or the variety of English spoken there.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Forest and Stream: a weekly journal of the rod and gun. From the name of Ozark, a region of the central United States + -ian.

Pronunciation

Ozarkian

/əʊˈzɑːkɪən/