galena

Part of speech: noun

A common ore of lead.

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Usage examples "galena":

  1. The latter came from Galena, Illinois, and took its name from that place. - "Bring Me His Ears", Clarence E. Mulford.
  2. We are going to send nearly two hundred invitations to Galena, besides our friends here. - "At the Time Appointed", A. Maynard Barbour.
  3. It was my original intention to have taken the usual route by Chicago and Galena to St Louis, but I fell in with Major F--, with whom I had been previously acquainted, who informed me that he was about to send a detachment of troops from Green Bay to Fort Winnebago, across Wisconsin territory. - "Diary in America, Series One", Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat).