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Carrara marble

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  • Carrara marble — a white or blue gray marble quarried at Carrara, Italy. [1785 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • carrara marble — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carrara — [kə rär′ə] commune in Tuscany, NW Italy: a fine white marble (Carrara marble) is quarried nearby: pop. 69,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Marble — Mar ble (m[aum]r b l), n. [OE. marbel, marbre, F. marbre, L. marmor, fr. Gr. ma rmaros, fr. marmai rein to sparkle, flash. Cf. {Marmoreal}.] 1. A massive, compact limestone; a variety of calcite, capable of being polished and used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carrara — For other uses, see Carrara (disambiguation). Carrara   Comune   Comune di Carrara …   Wikipedia

  • marble — marbler, n. /mahr beuhl/, n., adj., v., marbled, marbling. n. 1. metamorphosed limestone, consisting chiefly of recrystallized calcite or dolomite, capable of taking a high polish, occurring in a wide range of colors and variegations and used in… …   Universalium

  • Marble — /mahr beuhl/, n. Alice, 1913 90, U.S. tennis player. * * * Granular limestone or dolomite that has recrystallized under the influence of heat, pressure, and aqueous solutions. The main mineral in marble is calcite. Commercially, marble includes… …   Universalium

  • Carrara Cathedral — Façade of the Cathedral. Side view. The C …   Wikipedia

  • Marble — For other uses, see Marble (disambiguation). Marble …   Wikipedia

  • Marble Arch — This article is about a landmark in London. For the Marble Arch in Libya, see Marble Arch (Libya). Coordinates: 51°30′47″N 0°9′32″W / 51.51306°N 0.15889°W …   Wikipedia

  • carrara — noun see carrara marble …   Useful english dictionary

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