2. Noun. (plural of dolomite) ¹
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Definition of Dolomites
1. dolomite [n] - See also: dolomite
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Literary usage of Dolomites
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."