Laurentian definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, relating to, or being in the vicinity of the St. Lawrence River.
    • Geology Of or regarding the Precambrian gneissic granite of the Lake better location.
    • Relating to a Precambrian geological area in eastern Canada, or even the amount of its formation.
    • concerning the Laurentian Mountains.
    • regarding, or near, the St. Lawrence River.
    • with respect to, or near, the St. Lawrence River.
  • noun:
    • An extinct Iroquoian language of Canada.
    • The Laurentian duration.
    • In geology, the Laurentian show.
  • others:
    • Of or regarding Laurentius or Lorenzo dei Medici, or even to the Laurentian Library in Florence, named from him.
    • Of or related to the river St. Lawrence: applied in geology, in 1854, by Sir W. E. Logan, to a few rocks occupying an extensive area around top of the Lakes, and formerly known as by him the metamorphic series, and by Foster and Whitney the azoic show.

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