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n. - A rudaceous rock consisting of sharp fragments embedded in clay or sand.

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  • It is really a fault zone bounded by two major faults and filled with a well cemented fault breccia.
  • A breccia is a rock made up of angular pebbles or fragments of other rocks.
  • Many beds of siliceous gravel are cemented together by a siliceous cement, and are called breccia; as the plumb-pudding stones of
  • In some cases rare stone types, such as breccia corallina, cipollino marina and some as yet unidentified stone types were used. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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