Holocene

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Holocene

of, denoting, or formed in the second and most recent epoch of the Quaternary period, which began 10 000 years ago at the end of the Pleistocene

Holocene

[′hō·lə‚sēn]
(geology)
An epoch of the Quaternary Period from the end of the Pleistocene, around 10,000 years ago, to the present. Also known as Postglacial; Recent.