Definition of Ozarkian in English:


Pronunciation /əʊˈzɑːkɪən/


  • 1A native or inhabitant of the Ozark region; = Ozarker .

  • 2Geology
    historical A system formerly regarded as intervening between the Late Cambrian and the Early Ordovician of North America.


  • 1Geology
    historical Of, relating to, or designating the Ozarkian system.

  • 2Of, relating to, or characteristic of the Ozark region of the central United States, its inhabitants, or the variety of English spoken there.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in Forest and Stream: a weekly journal of the rod and gun. From the name of Ozark, a region of the central United States + -ian.