Olduvai Gorge

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Ol·du·vai Gorge

 (ōl′də-vī′, ôl′do͝o-)
A ravine in northern Tanzania west of Mount Kilimanjaro. It contains archaeological sites rich in fossils and Paleolithic implements.
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Olduvai Gorge

(Placename) a gorge in N Tanzania, north of the Ngorongoro Crater: fossil evidence of early man and other closely related species, together with artefacts
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Ol′du•vai Gorge′

(ˈɔl dʊˌvaɪ)
a gorge in Tanzania containing australopithecine and human skeletal and cultural remains.
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Noun1.Olduvai Gorge - a gorge in northeastern Tanzania where anthropologists have found some of the earliest human remains
Tanzania, United Republic of Tanzania - a republic in eastern Africa
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