Longmynd rocks
Longmynd rocks Long"mynd rocks" . pl. (Geol.) The sparingly fossiliferous conglomerates, grits, schists, and slates of Great Britain, which lie at the base of the Cambrian system; -- so called, because typically developed in the Longmynd Hills, Shropshire. [1913 Webster]

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