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Magenʹta

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A brilliant red colour derived from coal-tar, named in commemoration of the battle of Magenta, which was fought in 1859.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Maelström (Norwegian, whirling stream)
Mæonides
Mæviad
Mag
Maga
Magalona
Magazine
Magdalene
Magdeburg Centuries
Magellan
Magenta
Maggot, Maggoty
Magi (The)
Magic Garters
Magic Rings
Magic Wand
Magician
Magliabecchi
Magna Charta
Magnalia Christi
Magnanimous (The)

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Magenta