Blue

Blue is the colour of the clear sky and the deep sea. On the optical spectrum, blue is located between violet and green.

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Lazurite
... Lazurite is a deep blue to greenish blue ... Other blue minerals such as the carbonate azurite and the phosphate lazulite may be confused with lazurite, but are easily distinguished with careful examination ... The name is from the Persian lazward for blue ...
Flag Of Luxembourg
... Luxemburgs, French Drapeau du Luxembourg) consists of three horizontal stripes, red, white and blue, and can be in 12 or 35 ratio ... The flag was defined as a horizontal tricolor of red, white, and blue in 1848, but it was not officially adopted until 1972 ... that of the Netherlands, except that it is longer and its blue stripe is a lighter shade ...
Blue - Sports - North American Sporting Leagues
... the United States of America and Canada, blue is one of the three colours, along with white and red, on the league's official logo ... A team from Toronto, Ontario, are the Blue Jays ... The Los Angeles Dodgers use blue prominently on their uniforms and the phrase "Dodger Blue" is may be said to describe Dodger fans' "blood" ...
Zazel - Plot - "Blue Siren" Sequence
... In the opening sequence, Sasha Vinni emerges from a pond as the "Blue Siren", her nude body is painted bright blue and multiple arms appear and gesticulate behind ...
Flag Of Luxembourg - History
... clarification brought by this law was that the color blue was defined as being a very bright blue, in contrast to the flag of the Netherlands (exactly the same design, but the ...

Famous quotes containing the word blue:

    So here they are, the dog-faced soldiers, the regulars, the fifty-cents-a-day professionals riding the outposts of the nation, from Fort Reno to Fort Apache, from Sheridan to Stark. They were all the same. Men in dirty-shirt blue and only a cold page in the history books to mark their passing. But wherever they rode and whatever they fought for, that place became the United States.
    Frank S. Nugent (1908–1965)

    There were ghosts that returned to earth to hear his phrases,
    As he sat there reading, aloud, the great blue tabulae.
    They were those from the wilderness of stars that had expected more.
    There were those that returned to hear him read from the poem of life,
    Of the pans above the stove, the pots on the table, the tulips among them.
    They were those that would have wept to step barefoot into reality....
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    Rather than have it the principal thing in my son’s mind, I would gladly have him think that the sun went round the earth, and that the stars were so many spangles set in the bright blue firmament.
    Thomas Arnold (1795–1842)