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The trial was livestreamed on the Internet and the controversy was “front page news every day” in the Magnolia State.Could Chris McDaniel Get A Do-Over In The Mississippi Senate Race?|Ben Jacobs|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Magnolia Bakery, Georgetown Cupcake, and Sprinkles were all gaining scale.
In Magnolia (1999)—“a smorgasbord of pleasure, that movie”—he played opposite Tom Cruise as a nurse.
Distributed by Magnolia Pictures in September 2010, the quasi-documentary grossed a pathetic $400,000 at the domestic box office.The Return of Joaquin Phoenix: Oscar Buzz for ‘The Master’|Chris Lee|September 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
After the film ended, we headed to a nearby Magnolia Bakery for an intellectual conversation.
It was dark when Lloyd and Magnolia squeezed through the fence again and ran up the stairs to the room.The Little Colonel at Boarding-School|Annie Fellows Johnston
Almost the only notable exceptions are the mokusei (Osmanthus fragrans), the daphne and the magnolia.
The fire reflected in the window-panes seemed flickering among the dark leaves of the magnolia.Shadows of Flames|Amelie Rives
Magnolia, on a rocky bluff, is adjoined by the attractive Crescent Beach, and has around it very fine woodland.America, Volume 5 (of 6)|Joel Cook
The various species of magnolia trees are readily distinguished by their buds.Studies of Trees|Jacob Joshua Levison
British Dictionary definitions for magnolia
Word Origin for magnolia
Word Origin and History for magnolia
plant genus, 1748, from Magnolius, Latinized name of Pierre Magnol (1638-1715), French physician and botanist, professor of botany at Montpellier. As the name of a color, by 1931.