Part of speech: noun

A white, earthy powder, used in medicine.

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Usage examples "magnesia":

  1. 161. The men of Chios had then delivered up Pactyas; and after this Mazares made expedition against those who had joined in besieging Tabalos: and first he reduced to slavery those of Priene, then he overran the whole plain of the Maiander making spoil of it for his army, and Magnesia in the same manner: and straightway after this he fell sick and died. - "The History Of Herodotus Volume 1(of 2)", Herodotus.
  2. Most writers say that he had three cities given him, Magnesia, Myus, and Lampsacus, to maintain him in bread, meat, and wine. - "Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans", Clough, Arthur Hugh.
  3. They had just beaten, near Magnesia, Antiochus, King of Syria. - "A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume I. of VI.", Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot.