Definitions

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  • adjective of orange tinged with red

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Examples

  • The African sunset motif was even reflected in the wedding cake, which was designed with red-orange hues and a blown-sugar sphere on top.

    My Fair Wedding

  • And against all odds I'm imagining a mysterious red-orange papier-mâché bird as a harbinger of that future.

    Robert Koehler: The Barbara Tree

  • I hid behind a tree, balked and fussed and re-arranged my bikini, while Madeline posed, threw her head up in the bright sun and showcased a brilliant post-orthodontia smile, framed by red-orange lips.

    Madeline the Admired

  • Keeping the sunset theme from the ceremony going through dinner, I decorated the space with red-orange wax candles and lit the room in a sunset glow.

    My Fair Wedding

  • In 1540, when Spanish troops captured the Mayan port of Kin Pech on the Gulf of Mexico, they found an unexpected treasure: a small, scrawny tree that grew all over the nearby forests -- and from which a gorgeous, red-orange dye could be made.

    Bob Schulman: The Treasures of Campeche

  • The African sunset motif was even reflected in the wedding cake, which was designed with red-orange hues and a blown-sugar sphere on top.

    My Fair Wedding

  • In the old days, before they won the lottery, when she colored it herself over the bathroom sink in their apartment in Queens, it had been a flaming red-orange shade.

    I’ll Walk Alone

  • A red-orange orb, laced with roiling black clouds.

    Mercy Kill

  • Keeping the sunset theme from the ceremony going through dinner, I decorated the space with red-orange wax candles and lit the room in a sunset glow.

    My Fair Wedding

  • In 1540, when Spanish troops captured the Mayan port of Kin Pech on the Gulf of Mexico, they found an unexpected treasure: a small, scrawny tree that grew all over the nearby forests -- and from which a gorgeous, red-orange dye could be made.

    Bob Schulman: The Treasures of Campeche

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