Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of pozzolana.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Volcanic ashes from Pozzuoli, in Italy, used in the manufacture of a kind of mortar which hardens under water.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A material of volcanic origin, first found at Pozzuoli, near Naples, and afterward in many other localities, and of great importance in the manufacture of hydraulic cement.

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Examples

  • Cape Verde: salt, basalt rock, pozzuolana (a siliceous volcanic ash used to produce hydraulic cement), limestone, kaolin, fish

    The 2001 CIA World Factbook

  • Natural resources: salt, basalt rock, pozzuolana (a siliceous volcanic ash used to produce hydraulic cement), limestone, kaolin, fish

    The 2000 CIA World Factbook

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