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Portland cement
Portland cement Port"land ce*ment" A cement having the color of the Portland stone of England, made by calcining an artificial mixture of carbonate of lime and clay, or sometimes certain natural limestones or chalky clays. It contains a large proportion of clay, and hardens under water.
Portland sago
Sago Sa"go (s[=a]"g[-o]), n. [Malay. s[=a]gu.] A dry granulated starch imported from the East Indies, much used for making puddings and as an article of diet for the sick; also, as starch, for stiffening textile fabrics. It is prepared from the stems of several East Indian and Malayan palm trees, but chiefly from the Metroxylon Sagu; also from several cycadaceous plants (Cycas revoluta, Zamia integrifolia, etc.). Portland sago, a kind of sago prepared from the corms of the cuckoopint (Arum maculatum). Sago palm. (Bot.) (a) A palm tree which yields sago. (b) A species of Cycas (Cycas revoluta). Sago spleen (Med.), a morbid condition of the spleen, produced by amyloid degeneration of the organ, in which a cross section shows scattered gray translucent bodies looking like grains of sago.
Portland stone
Portland stone Port"land stone" A yellowish-white calcareous freestone from the Isle of Portland in England, much used in building.
Portland vase
Portland vase Port"land vase` A celebrated cinerary urn or vase found in the tomb of the Emperor Alexander Severus. It is owned by the Duke of Portland, and kept in the British Museum.

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- Portland most commonly refers to: Portland, Oregon, the largest city in the state of Oregon, in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States Portland...
- Portland (/ˈpɔːrtlənd/; PORT-lənd), officially the City of Portland, is the largest and most populous city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of...
- Portland is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Maine and the seat of ****berland County. Portland's po****tion was 67,067 as of 2017. The Greater...
- Portland cement is the most common type of cement in general use around the world as a basic ingredient of concrete, mortar, stucco, and non-specialty...
- The Portland Hospital for Women and Children is a private maternity hospital on Great Portland Street, London, England, owned by the Hospital Corporation...
- Portland, Oregon. The official, and also most common, nickname for Portland is The City of Roses or Rose City. The first known reference to Portland as...
- in Portland was purchased by Omnicom. Portland provides communications and public affairs advice to brands and high-profile individuals. Portland's website...
- "Not in Portland" is the 7th episode of the third season of Lost and the 56th episode overall. It first aired on February 7, 2007, on ABC. The episode...
- The Portland Timbers are an American professional soccer club based in Portland, Oregon. The Timbers compete in Major League Soccer (MLS) as a member...
- The Portland Club is a social club at 156 State Street in Portland, Maine. The Portland Club is located in the Hunnewell-Shepley Mansion, on the south...
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