scotia

noun /ˈskoʊʃə/
A concave molding with a lower edge projecting beyond the top.
Syn: trochilus

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  • Scotia — was originally the Latin name for Ireland, known to the Romans as Hibernia. Use of the name shifted in the Middle Ages to designate Scotland, since many of the Irish Scotii colonised that area which the Romans referred to as Caledonia. Scotia was …   Wikipedia

  • Scotia — Scotia, NE U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 308 Housing Units (2000): 167 Land area (2000): 0.346450 sq. miles (0.897302 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.346450 sq. miles (0.897302 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • SCOTIA — varie apud maiores, verba sunt Henr. Spelmanni, sumitur: Alias pro ea Insulae parte, quae Romanis Britannia minor et secunda dicta fuit, et pro regno hodierno; Alias vero pro eiusdem parte, quae a mari Scotiaei, The water of Foth or Fryth, in… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Scotia, NE — U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 308 Housing Units (2000): 167 Land area (2000): 0.346450 sq. miles (0.897302 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.346450 sq. miles (0.897302 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Scotia, NY — U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 7957 Housing Units (2000): 3410 Land area (2000): 1.706936 sq. miles (4.420945 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.075673 sq. miles (0.195991 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.782609 sq. miles (4.616936 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Scotia, SC — U.S. town in South Carolina Population (2000): 227 Housing Units (2000): 99 Land area (2000): 3.184514 sq. miles (8.247852 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.184514 sq. miles (8.247852 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Scotia — Sco ti*a, n. [L.] Scotland [Poetic] [1913 Webster] O Scotia! my dear, my native soil! Burns. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scotia — Sco ti*a, n. [L., fr. Gr. skoti a darkness, a sunken molding in the base of a pillar, so called from the dark shadow it casts, from sko tos darkness.] (Arch.) A concave molding used especially in classical architecture. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scotia — [skō′shə] [LL] old poet. name for SCOTLAND …   English World dictionary

  • scotia — [skō′shə, skō′shē ə] n. [L < Gr skotia, lit., darkness (from the shadow within the cavity) < skotos, darkness: see SHADE] a deep concave molding, esp. at the base of a column …   English World dictionary

  • Scotia — Der Ausdruck Scotia bezeichnet: Mehrere Ortschaften in den USA: Scotia (Kalifornien) Scotia (Nebraska) Scotia (New York) Scotia (South Carolina) Eine Unternehmensbezeichnung: Scotia Filmverleih, einen Filmverleih aus München Siehe auch: Nova… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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