Definition of 'basalt'
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In striped shadow they were perched side by side on an outcrop of black basalt like an overturned boat. A TIME OF WAR (2002)Upplysa, with its basalt arches and narrow, winding pathways, was the largest of the Order's colleges. THE BROKEN GOD (2002)
Everything about this cold, vaulted hall seemed dark, with its acres of bare, black basalt. THE LIGHTSTONE: BOOK ONE, PART TWO OF THE EA CYCLE (2002)
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