a former province in NE Afghanistan.
a seaport in NE Spain, near Barcelona. Historical Examples It was about two miles east of the city, near a place called Badalona, and close to the mouth of the little river Basoz. The Bravest of the Brave G. A. Henty Badalona thus largely contributes to the export trade of Barcelona, and may, in fact, […]
of, relating to, or belonging to the predynastic culture of Upper Egypt, 4100–3500 b.c., characterized by flint tools, stone axes, and pottery.
a spirit who, delighting in war, incited armies to fight and appeared to warriors about to be defeated. Historical Examples Thereupon Cuchulain drew 2his2 sword from the sheath of the Badb, to cut away the weapons and lighten the shield that was on him. The Ancient Irish Epic Tale Tin B Calnge Unknown In this […]
a mineral, zirconium oxide, ZrO 2 , used as a refractory. noun a mineral consisting largely of zirconium dioxide: a source of zirconium. Formula: ZrO2