a mineral, hydrous aluminum oxide, AlO(OH), a major component of bauxite.
a grey, red, or brown mineral that consists of alumina in rhombic crystalline form and occurs in bauxite. Formula: AlO(OH)
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a district in ancient Greece, NW of Athens. Capital: Thebes. Historical Examples The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood The Golden Age Kenneth Grahame The History of the Peloponnesian War Thucydides 1000 Mythological Characters Briefly Described Edward S. Ellis Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton The Heroic Age H. Munro Chadwick Authors […]
of or relating to Boeotia or its inhabitants. dull; obtuse; without cultural refinement. a native or inhabitant of Boeotia. a dull, obtuse person; Philistine. Historical Examples Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 Various Phaedo Plato 1000 Mythological Characters Briefly Described Edward S. Ellis Anabasis Xenophon The Heroic Age H. Munro Chadwick The History […]
a son of Arne and Poseidon, and ancestor of the Boeotians.