Definition of 'magnum'
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And who's not pleased to get a magnum of wine? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The magnum of champagne must have eased his pain. The Sun (2014)The Skipper grappled with a magnum of champagne. IN FORKBEARD'S WAKE: Coasting Round Scandinavia (2003)The 800 million project was to have been his magnum opus. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Share a roast and a magnum of wine from the extensive list on Sundays. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I took my own magnum of champagne in there. The Sun (2013)I settled on a magnum of rosé champagne. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Do they mean magnum opus? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Perhaps her magnum opus must be Men at Work. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In his early magnum opus Being and Time the name he gave to the space in which such multiple possibilities unfold was existence. Philosophy at the Limit (1990)He could hold a magnum of champagne in each hand, and hold them out in front of him, arms parallel to the floor. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I also provided a couple of assists and was rewarded with the man-of-the-match award - a beautiful magnum of champagne. The Sun (2010)
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Used Occasionally. magnum is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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