[mag-nuh kahr-tuh] /ˈmæg nə ˈkɑr tə/
the “great charter” of English liberties, forced from King John by the English barons and sealed at Runnymede, June 15, 1215.
any fundamental constitution or law guaranteeing rights and liberties.
(English history) the charter granted by King John at Runnymede in 1215, recognizing the rights and privileges of the barons, church, and freemen
also Magna Charta, 1560s, Medieval Latin, literally “great charter” (of English personal and political liberty), attested in Anglo-Latin from 1279; obtained from King John, June 15, 1215. See magnate, card (n.).
A list of rights and privileges that King John of England signed under pressure from English noblemen in 1215. It established the principles that the king could not levy taxes without consent of his legislature, or parliament, and that no free man in England could be deprived of liberty or property except through a trial or other legal process.
[mahg-nuh koo m lou-dey, -duh, -dee; mag-nuh kuhm law-dee] /ˈmɑg nə kʊm ˈlaʊ deɪ, -də, -di; ˈmæg nə kʌm ˈlɔ di/ adverb 1. with great praise: used in diplomas to grant the next-to-highest of three special honors for grades above the average. /ˈmæɡnə kʊm ˈlaʊdeɪ/ uknown 1. (mainly US) with great praise: the second of […]
[mag-nuh-fluhks] /ˈmæg nəˌflʌks/ verb (used with object) 1. to test (iron or steel) for defects using the method. [mag-nuh-fluhks] /ˈmæg nəˌflʌks/ Trademark. 1. a test of ferrous metals involving the dusting of a magnetized sample with magnetic powder, or the application of oil containing magnetic particles in suspension, to detect surface cracks and defects.
[mag-nuh gree-shee-uh; Latin mahg-nah grahy-ki-ah] /ˈmæg nə ˈgri ʃi ə; Latin ˈmɑg nɑ ˈgraɪ kɪˌɑ/ noun 1. the ancient colonial cities and settlements of Greece in S Italy. /ˈmæɡnə ˈɡriːʃɪə/ noun 1. (in the ancient world) S Italy, where numerous colonies were founded by Greek cities
[mag-ney-lee-uh m] /mægˈneɪ li əm/ noun 1. an alloy of and , sometimes also containing copper, nickel, tin, and lead.