limestone

Part of speech: noun

A rock composed of calcium carbonate.

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Usage examples "limestone":

  1. The water shone bright green and very clear above the slabs of white limestone. - "Hyacinth 1906", George A. Birmingham.
  2. They stand on a plateau or terrace of limestone, which is a projection of the Lybian mountain- chain. - "Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities of Art (Vol. 3 of 3)", S. Spooner.
  3. It is of the finest white limestone known. - "History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery", L.W. King and H.R. Hall.