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An extinct hominin known from fossil remains found in Indonesia, previously classified as a distinct species of Homo but now regarded as an example of H. erectus.
[After the Solo River of central Java.]
(Anthropology & Ethnology) a type of early man, Homo soloensis, of late Pleistocene times, having a skull resembling that of Neanderthal man but with a smaller cranial capacity
[C20: after Solo, site in central Java where remains were found]