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1Relating to or denoting the fifth climatic stage of the postglacial period in northern Europe, following the Sub-Boreal stage (from about 2,800 years ago to the present day). The climate has been cooler and wetter than in the earlier postglacial periods.
- ‘The Sub-Boreal climate, c.3000-c.500 B.C., was somewhat warmer and less humid than the Sub-Atlantic,’
- 1.1as noun the Sub-Atlantic The Sub-Atlantic climatic stage.
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