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mammoth

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences — Earth Sciences and Geography.

A large extinct elephant of the Pleistocene epoch, typically hairy with a sloping back and long curved tusks. Recorded from the early 18th century, the word comes from Russian mamo(n)t, and...

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mammoth

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 53 words.

• Goliath • Haworth • sabbath • Elizabeth • mammoth • Dartmouth • Weymouth • behemoth • Plymouth • Sidmouth

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mammoth

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 53 words.

• Goliath • Haworth • sabbath • Elizabeth • mammoth • Dartmouth • Weymouth • behemoth • Plymouth • Sidmouth

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mammoth

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences — Earth Sciences and Geography.

A large extinct elephant of the Pleistocene epoch, typically hairy with a sloping back and long curved tusks. Recorded from the early 18th century, the word comes from Russian mamo(n)t, and...

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Mammoth Cave

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 65 words.

The largest known cave system in the world is that under the Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky. It consists of

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Mammoth Records

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 283 words.

One of the hippest of American labels, Mammoth Records can also lay claim to one of the most diverse artist

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Mammoth Records

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

One of the hippest of American labels, Mammoth Records can also lay claim to one of the most diverse artist rosters ? with names such as Jason And The Scorchers ...

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Mammoth Tracks

Sharon Levy.

in Once and Future Giants

May 2011; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 15173 words.

This chapter examines the Ice Age forensic works of Daniel Fisher, Gary Haynes, and Norman Owen-Smith over elephants, mastodons, and mammoths. It explains their arguments about growth...

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Defrosting the Mammoth

Frank H. T. Rhodes.

in Origins

August 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Historical Geography. 4838 words.

This chapter uses the archaeological history of the mammoth as an introduction to a broader exploration and discussion on the value of fossils and—still more broadly—the history of life....

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Mammoth

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

A reversed polarity subchron which occurs within the Gauss normal polarity chron.

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Mammoth

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

The prerequisite for joining this appropriately titled UK band was, as legend has it, to weigh in excess of 20 stone. Consequently, potential members were few and far between, but ...

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