geological era

noun
a major division of geological time; an era is usually divided into two or more periods
Syn: ↑era
Hypernyms: ↑geological time, ↑geologic time
Instance Hyponyms:
Part Holonyms: ↑eon, ↑aeon
Part Meronyms: ↑period, ↑geological period

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