from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. of a color similar to that of a clear unclouded sky.

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  • adj. of a dark shade of blue
  • n. a dark shade of blue


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  • The vehicle was described as a dark-blue, midsized pickup truck, possibly a Toyota, with a bench seat.

    Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Local News

  • Mr. Chirac, who has recently been seen cruising with his white poodle in a dark-blue limousine in central Paris and sipping piña coladas in the Mediterranean resort of Saint-Tropez, hasn't entirely retired from politics.

    Chirac's Trial to Begin in France

  • Ever the stylist, Stewart said she can envision a tallit-inspired tablecloth, with dark-blue stripes with intricate silver trim.

    Martha Stewart sets her sights on Israel

  • Riccardo Vimercati Piombo's designs, which will be available at Barneys, among other American stores, include heavier coats such as this dark-blue capelike creation.

    Three Rising Designers

  • Courtesy of Ami A tailored dark-blue suit from AMI.

    Three Rising Designers

  • The firm introduced its distinctive dark-blue stripe in a fine white twill in the '30s.

    Handsome Haberdashery

  • The pastor, Fernando Garay, arrives last and parks in front, his dark-blue Mercedes Benz always freshly washed, the hubcaps polished enough to reflect his wingtips.

    Did Christianity Cause the Crash?

  • "We have been regularly buzzed lately by a guy in a dark-blue VW Jetta who, oddly enough, has bicycle roof and rear-attached bicycle racks," Tambeaux said.

    New bike law takes effect in Md.

  • Republicans think that the climate favors them, even in the dark-blue 8th District, which President Obama won with 69 percent of the vote in 2008.

    Moran sticks to his past

  • Andres — HOPSON displayed on the back of his dark-blue shirt — stands on the first-base line next to his teammates, listening to “The Star-Spangled Banner” with his hat over his heart.

    The Snatchback


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