• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Ligure A kind of precious stone. "The third row a ligure , an agate, and an amethyst."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ligure Some precious stone. The word is used in the authorized version of the Old Testament to translate leshem, the Hebrew name of one of the twelve precious stones set in the breast-plate of the Jewish high priest (Ex. xxviii. 19, xxxix. 12). The ligure has been identified by some with the jacinth, but by others with the opal or with the tourmalin.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Ligure lī′gūr or lig′ūr (B.) a precious stone
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. ligurius, Gr. ligy`rion liggoy`rion ligkoy`rion lygkoy`rion, equiv. to Heb. leshem,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary


In literature:

Margherita, in Ligure, whither he had gone for rest and change.
"The Wife of Sir Isaac Harman" by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
B. Andrews, Contes ligures, traditions de la Riviere, 1892, pp.
"The Grateful Dead" by Gordon Hall Gerould

In news:

Finale Ligure Europe Italy Liguria .

In science:

Gabber, K -theory of Henselian local rings and Henselian pairs , Algebraic K -theory, commutative algebra, and algebraic geometry (Santa Margherita Ligure, 1989), Contemp.
Gersten Conjecture For Equivariant K-theory And Applications