Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to magnesia or having its qualities; containing or resembling magnesia.
  • Of or pertaining to Magnesia, an ancient city of Asia Minor, near Miletus, or to a town of the same name in ancient Lydia, or to a district so called in Thessaly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to, characterized by, or containing, magnesia or magnesium.
  • adjective (Min.) See Dolomite.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Containing magnesia
  • adjective mineralogy Describing minerals containing magnesium

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Certainly it contains many shells of species now living in the neighbouring ocean; and the limestone ridge running parallel with and close to the coast, and which in the colony is falsely called magnesian limestone, contains a great proportion of modern shells.

    The Bushman — Life in a New Country

  • A different type of limestone, magnesian limestone, was used extensively in the Roman military fortress.

    The Anglian Tower, York

  • This is a different type of limestone to the magnesian limestone used to construct the Roman walls, and the masonry technique is also different.

    Archive 2010-09-01

  • This is a different type of limestone to the magnesian limestone used to construct the Roman walls, and the masonry technique is also different.

    Kings of Lindsey

  • A different type of limestone, magnesian limestone, was used extensively in the Roman military fortress.

    Archive 2010-09-01

  • A different type of limestone, magnesian limestone, was used extensively in the Roman military fortress.

    Kings of Lindsey

  • This is a different type of limestone to the magnesian limestone used to construct the Roman walls, and the masonry technique is also different.

    Kings of Lindsey

  • This is a different type of limestone to the magnesian limestone used to construct the Roman walls, and the masonry technique is also different.

    The Anglian Tower, York

  • A different type of limestone, magnesian limestone, was used extensively in the Roman military fortress.

    Kings of Lindsey

  • This is a different type of limestone to the magnesian limestone used to construct the Roman walls, and the masonry technique is also different.

    Kings of Lindsey

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