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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Madeira  \Ma*dei"ra\,  n.  [Pg.,  the  Island  Madeira,  properly, 
  wood,  fr  L.  materia  stuff,  wood.  The  island  was  so  called 
  because  well  wooded.  See  {Matter}.] 
  A  rich  wine  made  on  the  Island  of  Madeira. 
  A  cup  of  Madeira,  and  a  cold  capon's  leg.  --Shak. 
  {Madeira  nut}  (Bot.),  the  European  walnut;  the  nut  of  the 
  {Juglans  regia}. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  Brazilian  river;  tributary  of  the  Amazon  River  [syn:  {Madeira}, 
  {Madeira  River}] 
  2:  amber-colored  dessert  wine  from  Madeira  [syn:  {Madeira}] 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
  Madeira,  OH  (city,  FIPS  46312) 
  Location:  39.18420  N,  84.37482  W 
  Population  (1990):  9141  (3565  housing  units) 
  Area:  8.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  45243 

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