magnum wants visitors to look, linger, buy and eventually perhaps even sip Champagne.
Johnny holstered his magnum, went at the mine showing both hands empty.
Catalogue, published by Flammarion (2014), includes photographs from the magnum Photos archives and text by Éric Hazan.
1788, "bottle containing two quarts of wine or spirits," from Latin magnum, neuter of magnus "great in size" (see magnate). Registered 1935 by Smith & Wesson Inc., of Springfield, Massachusetts, as the name of a powerful type of handgun.