Portland stone


Definition of Portland stone

  1. 1 :  a yellowish white oolitic building limestone

  2. 2 [from Portland, town in southern Connecticut, its locality] :  a purplish brown sandstone

  3. 3 or portland stone :  light stone

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Origin and Etymology of portland stone

from Isle of Portland, peninsula in southern England, its locality

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a trip made at another's expense

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