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- adjective Of or relating to the earliest Paleolithic archaeological sites in Europe, characterized by bifacial stone hand axes.
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- adjective archaeology, dated Of, or relating to any of various early
Paleolithicsites, particularly in Europe, that are characterized by the presence of bifacialstone axes.
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[After Abbeville, a city of northern France.]
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Name derived from Abbeville, France (location of the archaeological sites).
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