/mag'deuh lee"nee euhn/, adj.
of or pertaining to the final Paleolithic culture of much of western Europe, dating from c13,000-10,000 B.C. and notable for its artifacts of bone, antler, and ivory and for the cave art of western France and northeastern Spain.
[1880-85; < F magdalénien, equiv. to Magdalen- (Latinization of La Madeleine, the type site in SW France) + -ien -IAN]

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