Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as corallian.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In geology, a provincial term for the highest member of the middle oölitic series, a variety of limestone containing an abundance of petrified corals.

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Examples

  • As usual in Arab settlements, they are long, tall claret-cases of coral-rag and burnt lime; flat-roofed, whitewashed in front, and provided with wooden doors and shutters.

    The Land of Midian

  • The rolling plain is floored with grey granite, underlying sandstones not unlike coral-rag, and still in course of formation.

    The Land of Midian

  • Arab settlements, they are long, tall claret-cases of coral-rag and burnt lime; flat-roofed, whitewashed in front, and provided with wooden doors and shutters.

    The Land of Midian — Volume 2

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