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  1. (noun, communication) a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it

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Origin of the word Mag

  1. "car wheel made of magnesium alloy," 1969. As an abbreviation of magazine, it dates from 1801. As a nickname for Margaret it is known since M.E. (see magpie). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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