What does the word limestone mean?

Usage examples for limestone

  1. The water shone bright green and very clear above the slabs of white limestone. – Hyacinth 1906 by 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) by 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 by L.W. King and H.R. Hall