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marble US English

A hard crystalline metamorphic form of limestone, typically white with mottlings or streaks of color, that is capable of taking a polish and is used in sculpture and architecture

Marble Arch US English

A large arch with three gateways at the NE corner of Hyde Park in London. Designed by John Nash, it was erected in 1827 in front of Buckingham Palace and moved in 1851 to its present site

marble cake US English

A cake with a streaked appearance, made of light and dark (especially chocolate) batter

marble gall US English

A hard spherical gall which forms on the common oak in response to the developing larva of a gall wasp

onyx marble US English

Banded calcite or other stone used as a decorative material

ruin marble US English

Marble having irregular markings said to resemble the outline of ruins

Pentelic marble US English

A white marble quarried on Mount Pentelicus near Athens

Purbeck marble US English

A hard limestone from Purbeck in Dorset, which is polished and used for decorative parts of buildings, fonts, and effigies

statuary marble US English

Fine-grained white marble suitable for making statues