Meaning of Clovis

Clo•vis

Pronunciation: (klō'vis), [key]
— n.
  1. a town in central California. 33,021.
  2. a city in E New Mexico. 31,194.
  3. a male given name.

Clo•vis

Pronunciation: (klō'vis), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to a Paleo-Indian cultural tradition of North America, esp. the American Southwest, dated 10,000–9000 b.c. and characterized by a usually bifacial, fluted stone projectile pointused in big-game hunting.
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