variants: or less commonly Algomian or Algomic

Definition of Algoman

: of or relating to the mountain-making movements and granitic intrusion commonly referred to the middle of the Proterozoic era

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First Known Use of Algoman

1913, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Algoman

Algoma, district in Ontario, Canada + English -an or -ian or -ic

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“Algoman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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