a city in E Brazil.
a badger (applied contemptuously to people).
(of animals) having white spots on a black or bay background; piebald. (of horses and cattle) having a white patch or streak on the forehead or having one white foot.
a city in E Germany, on the Spree River: scene of defeat of Prussian and Russian armies by Napoleon I, 1813. Historical Examples He turned his eyes away from the Prussian camp, and rode slowly to Bautzen. Frederick The Great and His Family L. Muhlbach As at Bautzen, the French cavalry was unable to make […]
a rock consisting of aluminum oxides and hydroxides with various impurities: the principal ore of aluminum. Historical Examples France also has important reserves of bauxite in French Guiana. The Economic Aspect of Geology C. K. Leith bauxite is exported to Canadian makers of aluminum and abrasives. The Economic Aspect of Geology C. K. Leith It […]