Definition of Allerød in English:

Allerød

noun

Geology
  • the AllerødThe second climatic stage of the late-glacial period in northern Europe, between the two Dryas stages (about 12,000 to 10,800 years ago). It was an interlude of warmer weather marked by the spread of birch.

Pronunciation

Allerød

/ˈaləˌrəd/ /ˈæləˌrəd/

Origin

Early 20th century the name of a place near Copenhagen in Denmark where materials regarded as defining the characteristics of the Allerød period were found.