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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.

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  • A metal oxide complex called lanthanum strontium manganite is ferromagnetic in large quantities.
  • It produces rare-earth elements such as lanthanum and didymium.
  • China has a rough monopoly on lanthanum, terbium, neodymium and dysprosium.
  • Words like yttrium, holmium, lanthanum, and thulium don't exactly roll off the tongue. for more
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