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 Magazine (3 syl.).Mag’deburg Centuries. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mag’dalene (3 syl.).
 
An asylum for the reclaiming of prostitutes; so called from Mary Magdalene or Mary of Mag’dala, “out of whom Jesus cast seven devils.” A great profligate till she met with the Lord and Saviour.   1
 


 Magazine (3 syl.).Mag’deburg Centuries. 

 
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