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maroon-purple

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj maroon-purple of purple tinged with maroon
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Usage

In literature:

The walls were paneled with mahogany and hung with a couple of huge tapestries done in maroon, purple, and red.
"A Spaceship Named McGuire" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Colors dark purple, maroon, and white.
"Amateur Gardencraft" by Eben E. Rexford
I felt my ears grow crimson, purple, maroon.
"Humorous Ghost Stories" by Dorothy Scarborough
His dress was rich but somber, his silk mantle a deep maroon, his tunic purple.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
The petals are broad and strong, yellowish-white, tinged with purple, closely covered with maroon-purple dots.
"The Woodlands Orchids" by Frederick Boyle
Cora's car was of a peculiar purple tint with maroon trimmings.
"The Motor Girls at Camp Surprise" by Margaret Penrose
Ironweed of royal purple, maroon-shot, mingles in illogical harmony with the blue vervain and magenta trumpet-weeds.
"Minstrel Weather" by Marian Storm
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In news:

The Gophers football team will recognize national epilepsy month by adding some purple to their maroon and gold.
The Minnesota football team will recognize national epilepsy month by adding some purple to their maroon and gold.
Maroon, burgundy, Bordeaux (we labelled it "bruised purple" in our September issue).
The smoke bush has a number of fine cultivars, such as 'Royal Purple,' with maroon leaves, and 'Golden Spirit' with yellow leaves.
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