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Magna Charta
Magna Charta Mag"na Char"ta [L., great charter.] 1. The great Charter, so called, obtained by the English barons from King John, A. D. 1215. This name is also given to the charter granted to the people of England in the ninth year of Henry III., and confirmed by Edward I. 2. Hence, a fundamental constitution which guaranties rights and privileges.
Magnality
Magnality Mag*nal"i*ty, n. [L. magnalis mighty, fr. magnus great.] A great act or event; a great attainment. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne.
Magnanimous
Magnanimous Mag*nan"i*mous, a.[L. magnanimus; magnus great + animus mind. See Magnate, and Animus.] 1. Great of mind; elevated in soul or in sentiment; raised above what is low, mean, or ungenerous; of lofty and courageous spirit; as, a magnanimous character; a magnanimous conqueror. Be magnanimous in the enterprise. --Shak. To give a kingdom hath been thought Greater and nobler done, and to law down Far more magnanimousan to assume. --Milton. 2. Dictated by or exhibiting nobleness of soul; honorable; noble; not selfish. Both strived for death; magnanimous debate. --Stirling. There is an indissoluble union between a magnanimous policy and the solid rewards of public prosperity and felicity. --Washington.
Magnanimously
Magnanimously Mag*nan"i*mous*ly, adv. In a magnanimous manner; with greatness of mind.
Magnase black
Magnase black Mag"nase black` (Paint.) A black pigment which dries rapidly when mixed with oil, and is of intense body. --Fairholt.
Magnate
Magnate Mag"nate, [F. magnat, L. (pl.) magnates, magnati, fr. magnus great. See Master.] 1. A person of rank; a noble or grandee; a person of influence or distinction in any sphere.
S magna
Meadow Mead"ow, a. Of or pertaining to a meadow; of the nature of a meadow; produced, growing, or living in, a meadow. ``Fat meadow ground.' --Milton. Note: For many names of plants compounded with meadow, see the particular word in the Vocabulary. Meadow beauty. (Bot.) Same as Deergrass. Meadow foxtail (Bot.), a valuable pasture grass (Alopecurus pratensis) resembling timothy, but with softer spikes. Meadow grass (Bot.), a name given to several grasses of the genus Poa, common in meadows, and of great value for nay and for pasture. See Grass. Meadow hay, a coarse grass, or true sedge, growing in uncultivated swamp or river meadow; -- used as fodder or bedding for cattle, packing for ice, etc. [Local, U. S.] Meadow hen. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The American bittern. See Stake-driver. (b) The American coot (Fulica). (c) The clapper rail. Meadow lark (Zo["o]l.), any species of Sturnella, a genus of American birds allied to the starlings. The common species (S. magna) has a yellow breast with a black crescent. Meadow mouse (Zo["o]l.), any mouse of the genus Arvicola, as the common American species A. riparia; -- called also field mouse, and field vole. Meadow mussel (Zo["o]l.), an American ribbed mussel (Modiola plicatula), very abundant in salt marshes. Meadow ore (Min.), bog-iron ore, a kind of limonite. Meadow parsnip. (Bot.) See under Parsnip. Meadow pink. (Bot.) See under Pink. Meadow pipit (Zo["o]l.), a small singing bird of the genus Anthus, as A. pratensis, of Europe. Meadow rue (Bot.), a delicate early plant, of the genus Thalictrum, having compound leaves and numerous white flowers. There are many species. Meadow saffron. (Bot.) See under Saffron. Meadow sage. (Bot.) See under Sage. Meadow saxifrage (Bot.), an umbelliferous plant of Europe (Silaus pratensis), somewhat resembling fennel. Meadow snipe (Zo["o]l.), the common or jack snipe.
Scandalum magnatum
Scandalum magnatum Scan"da*lum mag*na"tum` [L., scandal of magnates.] (Law) A defamatory speech or writing published to the injury of a person of dignity; -- usually abbreviated scan. mag.

Meaning of Magna from wikipedia

- Magna may refer to: Magna (bicycle company) Magna Corporation, a film distributor Magna Entertainment Corp., gaming and horse racing company Magna Home...
- Magna Carta Libertatum (Medieval Latin for "Great Charter of Freedoms"), commonly called Magna Carta (also Magna Charta; "Great Charter"), is a royal charter...
- Magna Steyr AG & Co KG is an automobile manufacturer based in Graz, Austria, where its primary manufacturing plant is also located. It is a subsidiary...
- honorary degrees. The system usually has three levels of honor: **** laude, magna **** laude, and summa **** laude. Generally, a college or university's regulations...
- The Honda Magna was a cruiser motorcycle made from 1982 to 1988 and 1994 to 2003 and powered by Honda's V4 engine taken from the VF/VFR. The engine technology...
- Magna-Tiles are a construction toy system. The pieces are plastic tiles of varying shapes that snap together magnetically, allowing users to build various...
- Magna Graecia (/ˌmæɡnə ˈɡriːsjə, ˈɡriːʃə/, US: /ˌmæɡnə ˈɡreɪʃə/; Latin meaning "Great Greece", Ancient Gr****: Μεγάλη Ἑλλάς, Megálē ****ás, Italian: Magna...
- Magna International Inc. is a Canadian mobility technology company for automakers. It is one of the largest companies in Canada and was recognized on...
- Daphnia magna is a small planktonic crustacean (adult length 1.5–5.0 mm) that belongs to the subcl**** Phyllopoda. It inhabits a variety of freshwater...
- The Mitsubishi Magna is a mid-size car that was produced over three generations between 1985 and 2005 by Mitsubishi Motors Australia Limited (MMAL). Developed...
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