Definitions

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  • n. blackness; the state of being black

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Blackness; the state of being black.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Blackness.

Etymologies

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Latin nigritudo, from niger black.

Examples

  • Maybe down the road a rare lapis stone will be found with black pigment, in which case the term nigritude ultramarine would the be the most eloquent descriptive choice of words.

    Nigritude Ultramarine - Anil Dash

  • A bunch of blog-spammers and google-spoofers (the euphemism is "Search Engine Optimization" -- no doubt you've received spam offering you this "service") set up a competition to see who could become the number one Google result for the previously unused phrase "nigritude ultramarine."

    Boing Boing: July 4, 2004 - July 10, 2004 Archives

  • These spammers 'google-whuffie was puny relative to Anil's popular, much-linked blog, and when he created a post and asked his readers to link to him using "nigritude ultramarine" as the link-text, he won the competition handily.

    Boing Boing: July 4, 2004 - July 10, 2004 Archives

  • A while ago (we know we read it, but we can't remember if we linked to it, and we want dinner now, so we're not gonna trawl the archives), The SEO Challenge invited webmasters and site owners to use any method at their disposal to score the top Google ranking for a made-up term, "nigritude ultramarine."

    Archive 2004-07-01

  • A Contest to Outwit Google  :  IT   A Contest to Outwit Google Daniel Terdiman 06.08.04 The owner of an online forum won the first round of a worldwide search-engine optimization competition Monday, by using a backlinking strategy that scored his site as the top Google result for a made-up term, "nigritude ultramarine."

    A Contest to Outwit Google

  • "I asked readers of my blog to link to me using 'nigritude ultramarine' as link text," said Lenssen.

    A Contest to Outwit Google

  • Since the SEO Challenge began May 7, more than 1,000 site owners and webmasters have built hundreds of thousands of Web pages using "nigritude ultramarine" in just about every imaginable manner.

    A Contest to Outwit Google

  • So I just copied my individual archive page to a file named nigritude-ultramarine so Google could pick it up.

    Close but no cigar - Anil Dash

  • I wanted to comment about your opinion on the nigritude ultramrine contest though.

    Nigritude Ultramarine - Anil Dash

  • I just think the phrase "nigritude ultramarine" is neat, and I even redesigned my weblog around it.

    Close but no cigar - Anil Dash

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