Canadian period

(Geol.) A subdivision of the American Lower Silurian system embracing the calciferous, Quebec, and Chazy epochs. This period immediately follows the primordial or Cambrian period, and is by many geologists regarded as the beginning of the Silurian age, See the Diagram, under Geology.

See also: Canadian

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Murdoch Mysteries (Alibi, 9pm) FOR the past four years this Canadian period crime drama has been attracting fans from around the world, and has also been a nice little earner for former Coronation Street stars Thomas Craig and Jill Halfpenny.
PERIOD DRAMA Murdoch Mysteries (Alibi, Tuesday, 9pm) * For the past four years this Canadian period crime drama has been attracting fans from around the world, and has also been a nice little earner for former Coronation Street stars Thomas Craig and Jill Halfpenny.

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