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Definition of "strata" [stra•ta]

  • A plural of stratum. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "strata" in a sentence
  • "But one should not – and does not – find modern human fossils embedded in strata from the Jurassic period (144 million years ago)."
  • "You can work most of the work the day before, prepping the ingredients and assembling the dish, alternating bread, vegetables or meat and cheese "strata" is Latin for "layers" before pouring in the milk and eggs that will mortar it all together."
  • "You can work most of the magic the day before, prepping the ingredients and assembling the dish, alternating bread, vegetables or meat and cheese "strata" is Latin for "layers" before pouring in the milk and eggs that will mortar it all together."