Definition of Dolomites

1. Proper noun. a section of the Alps in north-eastern Italy ¹



2. Noun. (plural of dolomite) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dolomites

1. dolomite [n] - See also: dolomite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dolomites

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dolman sleeve
dolmans
dolmas
dolmeh
dolmen
dolmenic
dolmens
dolmus
dolmuses
dolmush
dolmushes
doloire
doloires
dolomite
dolomites (current term)
dolomitic
dolomitization
dolomitizations
dolomitize
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dolomization
dolomized
dolomol
dolophine hydrochloride
dolor
dolor capitis
doloresite

Literary usage of Dolomites

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1. Special Report by Geological Survey of Alabama, Columbia University, School of Dental and Oral Surgery (1847)
"... Lookout Mountain and whose trace extends southwestward along or near the contact between the Conasauga formation and Cambrian or Ordovician dolomites. ..."

2. Chemical and Geological Essays by Thomas Sterry Hunt (1875)
"while in XIII. will be found a brief summary of the results so far as the origin of dolomites and magnesian limestones is concerned. ..."

3. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1894)
"Whereas, in some places, the dolomitic nature of the deposit is confined to special horizons, in the South Tyrol " dolomites" it may almost be said to reign ..."

4. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Supplementary Volume[s]. by John Lawson Stoddard (1903)
"... and a magnificent distant view of the dolomites, whose glittering summits cut the eastern sky for a length of nearly forty miles. ..."

5. Tramps Through Tyrol: Life, Sport, and Legend by Frederick Wolcott Stoddard (1912)
"No two dolomites resemble each other, and it is impossible to describe, ... Varying lights produce strange transformation scenes among the dolomites ..."

6. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and (1919)
"... A SCENE IN THE dolomites Before the battle of Caporetto the Italians had made advances In the dolomites ..."

7. Unvisited Places of Old Europe by Robert Shackleton (1913)
"THROUGH THE dolomites IN WINTER T was not for the sake of reaching Italy through snow and ice that I sledged through the dolomites in winter, ..."

8. John L. Stoddard's Lectures by John Lawson Stoddard (1903)
"and a magnificent distant view of the dolomites, whose glittering summits cut the eastern sky for a length of nearly forty miles. ..."

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