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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Limestone  \Lime"stone`\  (l[imac]m"st[=o]n`),  n. 
  A  rock  consisting  chiefly  of  calcium  carbonate  or  carbonate 
  of  lime.  It  sometimes  contains  also  magnesium  carbonate,  and 
  is  then  called  magnesian  or  {dolomitic  limestone}. 
  Crystalline  limestone  is  called  {marble}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  limestone 
  n  :  a  sedimentary  rock  consisting  mainly  of  calcium  that  was 
  deposited  by  the  remains  of  marine  animals 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Limestone,  ME  (CDP,  FIPS  39265) 
  Location:  46.91184  N,  67.83089  W 
  Population  (1990):  1245  (540  housing  units) 
  Area:  6.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  04750 
  Limestone,  MI 
  Zip  code(s):  49816 
  Limestone,  NY  (village,  FIPS  42378) 
  Location:  42.02401  N,  78.63098  W 
  Population  (1990):  459  (189  housing  units) 
  Area:  4.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  14753 
  Limestone,  PA 
  Zip  code(s):  16234 




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