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deep green

noun
1.
a person, esp a politician, who is in favour of taking extreme measures to tackle environmentalist issues
adjective
2.
in favour of or relating to extreme measures to tackle environmentalist issues: deep green environmentalists
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  • How would you like to live down there in the deep green water?

    Tales From Two Hemispheres Hjalmar Hjorth Boysen
  • A fine shadow was flung over the deep green meadow, darkening all.

    Sons and Lovers David Herbert Lawrence
  • Descending on the deep green valley in Summer is like a change of climes.

  • All the leaves are smooth and glossy, and of a deep green colour.

    Field and Woodland Plants

    William S. Furneaux
  • The deep green of the Norway pines gave the finest relief to the Hall.

    Ole Bull Sara C. Bull
  • The borders of the broad driveway were of a rich, deep green.

    Zibeline, Complete Phillipe de Massa
  • The upper side of the leaves is a deep green, the under side pale.

    Woodland Gleanings Charles Tilt
  • Look at the rainbow in the foam and the deep green of the ferns beside it.

    Chronicles of Dustypore Henry Stewart Cunningham
  • The deep blue of the sky responded to the deep green tint of the ocean.

    Toilers of the Sea Victor Hugo

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