ERA


ERA
2. Emergency Relief Administration.
3. Equal Rights Amendment: proposed 27th amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex.

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Very long span of geologic time; in formal usage, a portion of geologic time of the second-greatest magnitude (eons are longer).

Three eras are recognized: Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic. Because of the difficulties involved in establishing accurate chronologies, the Precambrian, or earliest, eras are classified independently. An era is composed of one or more geologic periods.
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(as used in expressions)
Good Feelings Era of
Palaeozoic Era

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      a very long span of geological time; in formal usage, a portion of geological time of the greatest magnitude. Three eras are recognized: Paleozoic Era, Mesozoic Era, and Cenozoic Era. Because of the difficulties involved in establishing accurate chronologies, the Precambrian, or earliest, eras are classified independently. An era is composed of one or more geological periods (period). The stratigraphic, or rock, term that corresponds to “era” is “erathem.”

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Synonyms:
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