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Scotia

(skō`shə), originally the Latin name for Ireland. In the Middle Ages, it was used to refer to Scotland, to which the Scots had migrated from Ireland. Today it is used poetically.

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an asymmetrical architectural molding whose cross section forms an arc of an ellipse or a more complex concave curve.


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an underwater ridge in the southern part of the Atlantic Ocean. Presumed to be an underwater continuation of the Andes mountain system of South America, the ridge extends for 3,500 km from Tierra del Fuego through the South Sandwich Islands to Antarctica. The maximum ocean depth above the ridge is 3,000 m. Parts of the ridge rise above the water to South Georgia Island and the South Sandwich, South Shetland, and South Orkney island groups.

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A deep concave molding, esp. one at the base of a column in Classical architecture. Also called a gorge, trochilus.
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