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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See Astræa.


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  • To the east and south the reef is two miles wide and rarely over four feet deep, covered at intervals with great fields of branch corals, while here and there clusters of enormous heads of astrea, porites, etc., have collected.

    Lippincott's Magazine, October 1885


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