a group of islands in S Maryland and N Virginia, in Chesapeake Bay.
noun 1. James, 1765–1829, English chemist and mineralogist. noun 1. James. original name James Lewes Macie. 1765–1829, English chemist and mineralogist, who left a bequest to found the Smithsonian Institution
[smith-soh-nee-uh n] /smɪθˈsoʊ ni ən/ noun 1. an institution in Washington, D.C., founded 1846 with a grant left by James Smithson, for the increase and diffusion of knowledge: U.S. national museum and repository. Smithsonian Institution /smɪθˈsəʊnɪən/ noun 1. a national museum and institution in Washington, D.C., founded in 1846 from a bequest by James Smithson, […]
noun, Mineralogy. 1. a native carbonate of zinc, ZnCO 3 , that is an important ore of the metal. noun 1. a white mineral consisting of zinc carbonate in hexagonal crystalline form: occurs chiefly in dry limestone regions and is a source of zinc. Formula: ZnCO3 Also called (US) calamine
noun 1. a city on N Long Island, in SE New York.