New Red Sandstone


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(Geol.) an old name for the formation immediately above the coal measures or strata, now divided into the Permian and Trias.
- 2 Kings iv. 23.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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And now one of the richest known accumulations of fossil mammals belongs to the middle of the secondary series; and one true mammal has been discovered in the new red sandstone at nearly the commencement of this great series.

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