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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. intermediate between peat and bituminous coal;
[syn: lignite, brown coal, wood coal]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lignite \Lig"nite\ (l[i^]g"n[imac]t), n. [L. lignum wood: cf. F. lignite.] (Min.) Mineral coal retaining the texture of the wood from which it was formed, and burning with an empyreumatic odor. It is of more recent origin than the anthracite and bituminous coal of the proper coal series. Called also brown coal, wood coal. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

lignite n 1: intermediate between peat and bituminous coal [syn: lignite, brown coal, wood coal]
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Lignite, ND -- U.S. city in North Dakota Population (2000): 174 Housing Units (2000): 111 Land area (2000): 0.139831 sq. miles (0.362161 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.139831 sq. miles (0.362161 sq. km) FIPS code: 46540 Located within: North Dakota (ND), FIPS 38 Location: 48.876908 N, 102.562603 W ZIP Codes (1990): 58752 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Lignite, ND Lignite