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Meaning of rock-shelter

rock-shel•ter

Pronunciation: (rok'shel"tur), [key]
— n.
  1. a shallow cave or cavelike area, as one formed by an overhanging cliff or standing rocks, occupied by Stone Age peoples, possibly for extended periods.
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