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 (hôl′stăt′, häl′shtät′)
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.]
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(ˈhælstæt) or


(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]
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(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]
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Such a wide calibrated probability range is attributable to the so-called Hallstatt plateau within the calibration curve and does not help to narrow down the type's chronological span.
IN 1949, a large cave entrance called the Hirlatzhohle was discovered close to the picturesque village of Hallstatt in Austria.
The year is 1938, and as Hitler's troops sweep into Vienna, Austrian Max Dornbach promises to help his Jewish friends hide their most valuable possessions from the Nazis, smuggling them to his family's summer estate near the picturesque village of Hallstatt. He enlists the help of Annika Knopf, his childhood friend and the caretaker's daughter, who is eager to help the man she's loved her entire life.
However, Freeman says that there was a distinctive group of people who followed one similar culture and who were referred to as the Hallstatt in history.
NOTTINGHAM: 2.05 Tabdeed, 2.40 Harome, 3.15 Hallstatt, 3.50 Pretty Baby, 4.25 Abel Tasman, 5.00 Point Hope, 5.35 Oswald, 6.05 Monsieur Jimmy.
The accident happened near Gosau, about 30km southeast of Salzburg, while the bus was heading to the scenic village of Hallstatt.
Price includes six night's b/b staying at the Seehotel Schlick on the shores of Lake Fuschl, seven dinners, a trip to Kitzbuhel, a three lakes tour, a day in Bad Ischl and Hallstatt, en-route and return overnights in Belgium and all coach travel.
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One town, Hallstatt, impressed Chinese visitors to such an extent that they rebuilt an entire clone in Luoyang, Henan province.