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Stone Age

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If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish to be happier that other people, and this is always difficult, for we believe others to be happier than they are.
Charles De Montesquieu
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English

Pronunciation

  • (RP) 'stōn āj", /ˈstəʊn ˌeɪdʒ/, /"st@Un %eIdZ/
  • (US) 'stōn āj", /ˈstoʊn ˌeɪdʒ/, /"stoUn %eIdZ/

Noun

Singular
the Stone Age

Plural
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the Stone Age (-)
  1. A broad prehistoric period during which humans widely used stone for toolmaking.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Any extremely primitive or undeveloped era.
  3. (figuratively) The time a particular field was introduced and was in its earliest stages of development.

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