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 for aluminium
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Aluminum \A*lu"mi*num\ ([.a]*l[=u]*m[i^]*n[u^]m), n.
     The metallic element forming the base of alumina. This metal
     is white, but with a bluish tinge, and is remarkable for its
     resistance to oxidation, and for its lightness, having a
     specific gravity of about 2.6. Atomic weight 27.08. Symbol
     Al. Also called aluminium.
     [1913 Webster +PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Aluminium \Al`u*min"i*um\ ([a^]l`[-u]*m[i^]n"[i^]*[u^]m), n. [L.
     alumen. See Alum.] (Chem.)
     same as aluminum, chiefly British in usage.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Aluminium bronze or gold, a pale gold-colored alloy of
        aluminium and copper, used for journal bearings, etc.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  aluminium
      n 1: a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in
           bauxite [syn: aluminum, aluminium, Al, atomic number
           13]

From The Elements (07Nov00) :

  aluminium
  Same as aluminum, chiefly British in usage. [1913 Webster]
  

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