La Tène

adjective
\ lä-ˈten How to pronounce La Tène (audio) , -ˈtān How to pronounce La Tène (audio) \

Definition of La Tène

: of or relating to the later period of the Iron Age in Europe assumed to date from 500 b.c. to a.d. 1

First Known Use of La Tène

1882, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for La Tène

La Tène, shallows of the Lake of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

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“La Tène.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/La%20T%C3%A8ne. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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