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NITROG'ENOUS, a. Pertaining to nitrogen; producing niter.

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NITROG'ENOUS, a. Pertaining to nitrogen; producing niter.


Pertaining to nitrogen.

  1. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, nitrogen] as, a nitrogenous principle; nitrogenous compounds.

    Nitrogenous foods. See 2d Note under Food, n., 1.

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NITROG'ENOUS, adjective Pertaining to nitrogen; producing niter.

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AMER'ICA, n. [from Amerigo Vespucci, a Florentine, who pretended to have first discovered the western continent.]

One of the great continents, first discovered by Sebastian Cabot, June 11, O.S. 1498, and by Columbus, or Christoval Colon, Aug. 1, the same year. It extends from the eightieth degree of North, to the fifty-fourth degree of South Latitude; and from the thirty-fifth to the one hundred and fifty-sixth degree of Longitude West from Greenwich, being about nine thousand miles in length. Its breadth at Darien is narrowed to about forty-five miles, but at the northern extremity is nearly four thousand miles. From Darien to the North, the continent is called North America, and to the South, it is called South America.

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NOTCH, n. [G. to crack or flaw. It seems to be the same word in origin as niche, nick.]

1. A hollow cut in any thing; a nick; an indentation.

And on the stick ten equal notches makes.

2. An opening or narrow passge through a mountain or hill. We say, the notch of a mountain.

NOTCH, v.t. To cut in small hollows; as, to notch a stick.

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