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Jurassic

of, denoting, or formed in the second period of the Mesozoic era, between the Triassic and Cretaceous periods, lasting for 55 million years during which dinosaurs and ammonites flourished

Jurassic

[jə′ras·ik]
(geology)
Also known as Jura.
The second period of the Mesozoic era of geologic time.
The corresponding system of rocks.
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Here in the Jurassic era are some of the most massive marine reptiles that have ever lived," he said, obviously forgetting bloated Michael Winner on his annual Christmas holidays in the West Indies.
The 20-inch long fossil prints, from the Jurassic era, are thought to be the biggest ever discovered in Scotland.
It occurred just before the start of the Jurassic era, during which dinosaurs grew larger and far more numerous.
Universal's oldest monsters turn their ravenous appetites on unsuspecting guests thrust unwittingly into the cold, still night of the Jurassic era.
Though it may seem as distant as the Jurassic era, there was a time not so long ago when summer business was not the cornerstone of the movie industry.
The quarry has yielded more Jurassic era (200 to 140 million years ago) dinosaur skeletons than any other in the world.
We're in a sort of 'digital Jurassic Era,' where the growth of computing power has favored the evolution of brawn, where mass prevails over insight," he stated.
Washington, February 20 ( ANI ): Findings from fieldwork along the North Yorkshire coast reveal strong parallels between the Early Jurassic era of 180 million years ago and current climate predictions over the next century, according to researchers at Plymouth University, UK.
And if it doesn't get at least some of the thousands of children in the audience at the ECHO arena interested in fossil hunting and the Jurassic era, I'll be amazed.
If the Which Pub Guide 2004 is to be believed, that was some time back in the Jurassic era.
Next year brings the S Club movie but don't hold out for Ewoks, guitar solos as long as the Jurassic era or ribald groupie encounters.
He gave himself up to police and confessed that he used the power tool to cut out a four-stone section of rock with three-toed dinosaur footprints dating from the late Jurassic era.