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[ag-uh-tuh] /ˈæg ə tə/
an American art glass having a mottled, glossy, white and rose surface.
Origin of agata
< Italian: agate < Latin achātēs Unabridged
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  • The mezza bolla is supposed to refer to the fine for entrance on the little benefice of Sant'agata, half of which Leo remitted.

  • agata, and subsequently the walls were raised and the church was groined.

  • If my soles are to be shod with blows, the honest priest of Sant' agata will be cheated by a penitent.

    The Bravo J. Fenimore Cooper
  • agata in Suburra, through the courtyard of which we enter the Church of Sta.

    Walks in Rome Augustus J.C. Hare
  • "Place," cried the Duke of Sant' agata, whose person and voice were alike unknown to them.

    The Bravo J. Fenimore Cooper
  • agata carrying her breasts—showing the manner in which she suffered.

    Walks in Rome Augustus J.C. Hare
  • agata is another church which still has its old campanile intact, with round-arched windows, very simple and not large.

  • The term kuni was employed to designate an area bounded by mountains or rivers, whereas the agata had no such geographical limits.

    Japan Various
  • Duke of Sant' agata, may thy patron hear thy prayers, as thou provest kind to this innocent and confiding child!

    The Bravo J. Fenimore Cooper
  • I only regret thou should'st find me, where, no doubt, you expected to meet the Duca di Sant' agata himself.

    The Bravo J. Fenimore Cooper

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