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Clo·vis 1

 (klō′vĭs)
A city of eastern New Mexico in the Llano Estacado near the Texas border.

Clo·vis 2

 (klō′vĭs)
adj.
Of or relating to a prehistoric human culture widespread throughout North America from about 11,500 to 10,500 bc, distinguished by sharp fluted projectile points made of chalcedony or obsidian.

[After Clovis1New Mexico.]

Clo•vis

(ˈkloʊ vɪs)

n.
a city in central California. 50,323.

Clo•vis

(ˈkloʊ vɪs)

adj.
pertaining to a North American prehistoric culture, 10,000–9000 B.C., characterized by a fluted stone projectile point (Clo′vis point`) for hunting.
[1955–60; <Clovis, New Mexico]
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Noun1.Clovis - king of the Franks who unified Gaul and established his capital at Paris and founded the Frankish monarchyClovis - king of the Franks who unified Gaul and established his capital at Paris and founded the Frankish monarchy; his name was rendered as Gallic `Louis' (466-511)
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and Clovis and Charlemagne, those vague, colossal heroes, those shadows, those myths of a thousand years ago
On a tiny satinwood table stood a statuette by Clodion, and beside it lay a copy of Les Cent Nouvelles, bound for Margaret of Valois by Clovis Eve and powdered with the gilt daisies that Queen had selected for her device.
Then they began to pass around the dusky, piquant, Arlesian sausages, and lobsters in their dazzling red cuirasses, prawns of large size and brilliant color, the echinus with its prickly outside and dainty morsel within, the clovis, esteemed by the epicures of the South as more than rivalling the exquisite flavor of the oyster, -- all the delicacies, in fact, that are cast up by the wash of waters on the sandy beach, and styled by the grateful fishermen "fruits of the sea.
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Summary: Clovis (New Mexico) [Mexico], Aug 29 (ANI): Two people died and four others were injured in a shooting at a public library in New Mexico community Clovis, said the state police.
At least two people were killed&nbsp;and six were left injured after a gunman opened fire Monday&nbsp;inside a public library in Clovis, New Mexico, police said.
US-based biopharmaceutical company Clovis Oncology, Inc.
Big-game hunters of the Clovis culture have just gotten the biggest blow yet to their reputation as North America's earliest settlers.
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Synopsis: Roughly thirteen thousand years ago, Clovis hunters cached more than fifty projectile points, preforms, and knives at the toe of a gentle slope near present-day Elgin, Bastrop County, in central Texas.
17 October 2014 - US automotive retailer Lithia Motors Inc (NYSE:LAD) has acquired the Clovis Nissan dealership from previous owner John Harris through car dealership broker Performance Brokerage Services, the latter said today without giving financial details.