MAGAZINE , primarily a warehouse for goods or merchandise (Arab. makhzan, a storehouse, from khazana, to
See also:store up) . In
See also:Morocco makhzan (or maghzen) has come to be used as the name of the
See also:government . The Spaniards adopted the Arabic in the
See also:form magacen, and the
See also:English form comes through the older French magazin,
See also:modern magasin . The meaning of a storehouse or large
See also:common in French, is rare in English except in the military use of the
See also:term for a
See also:building for the storage of
See also:explosives and
See also:ammunition . It is applied to the chamber of a repeating
See also:rifle or machine-
See also:gun containing the supply of cartridges . The name as applied to a periodical publication containing articles on various subjects was first used in the
See also:Gentleman's Magazine (1731), described as " a monthly collection, to treasure up as in a magazine " articles on the subjects with which it was proposed to
See also:deal .
MAGALLANES (Spanish form of Magellan)
MAGDALA (more correctly MAKOALA)
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