Villanovan

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Villanovan

(ˌvɪləˈnəʊvən)
adj
(Anthropology & Ethnology) of or relating to an early Iron Age culture near Bologna, Italy, characterized by the use of bronze and the primitive use of iron
n
1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) a member of this culture
2. (Peoples) a member of this culture
[C19: named after the NE Italian town of Villanova, where the first remains of the culture were excavated in 1853]