Meaning of Flandrian in English:

Flandrian

Pronunciation /ˈflɑːndrɪən/

adjective

Geology
  • Relating to or denoting the current (Holocene or Recent) stage in northern Europe, especially when treated as an interglacial period.

    ‘the Flandrian transgression is thought to have reached its climax about 6,700 years ago’
    • ‘The Flandrian transgression is thought to have reached its climax about 6700 years ago with sea level a few metres above the present.’

noun

Geology
the Flandrian
  • The current interglacial stage in northern Europe or the system of deposits laid down during it.

    • ‘there is evidence of land depression both from the Dutch coast and the English Fenlands during the Flandrian’

Origin

Mid 17th century from Flanders+ -ian.