Central Basin

adjective

Definition of Central Basin 

: of or relating to a phase of Woodland culture preceding and related to Hopewell and characterized by small habitation sites, flexed burials, and incised and stamped grit-tempered pottery

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History and Etymology for Central Basin

probably so called from sites in the Illinois river valley in central Illinois

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