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Noun chalcedon has 1 sense
  1. Chalcedon, Kadikoy - a former town on the Bosporus (now part of Istanbul); site of the Council of Chalcedon
    --1 is a kind of town
    --1 is a part of Istanbul, Stambul, Stamboul, Constantinople

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Noun (Place)

Chalcedon is an ancient city located on the Asian side of the Bosporus Strait, opposite the city of Byzantium (modern-day Istanbul). It was a thriving Greek colony during the 7th century BCE and played a significant role in the history of the Byzantine Empire.

Sample Sentence:

The ruins of Chalcedon offer a captivating glimpse into the city's glorious past.

Noun (Mineralogy)

Chalcedon is a type of microcrystalline quartz often characterized by its fine grain and waxy luster. This variety of chalcedony is commonly found in various colors and is popularly used for making gemstones, jewelry, and ornamental objects.

Sample Sentence:

The artisan skillfully crafted a chalcedon necklace using vibrant blue and green gemstones.

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