Definition of Sub-Atlantic in English:

Sub-Atlantic

adjective

Geology
  • 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. 1.1The Sub-Atlantic climatic stage.

Pronunciation:

Sub-Atlantic

/səbətˈlan(t)ik/