Hallstatt(redirected from Halstat)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
Of or relating to a dominant Iron Age culture of central and western Europe, probably chiefly Celtic, that flourished from the ninth to the fifth century bc.
[After the type site at Hallstatt, a village of northern Austria.]
(Archaeology) of or relating to a late Bronze Age culture extending from central Europe to Britain and lasting from the 9th to the 5th century bc, characterized by distinctive burial customs, bronze and iron tools, etc
[C19: named after Hallstatt, Austrian village where remains were found]
Hall•statt(hɔlˈstæt, ˈhɑl ʃtɑt)
of or designating an early period of Iron Age culture in central and W Europe.
[1865–70; after the village in central Austria where remains of the culture were found]