- a dark blue.
Origin of navy blue
First recorded in 1830–40
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Examples from the Web for navy blue
The navy-blue, burgundy, white, blue and pink Visconti-bloom silk-crepe dress has a square-neckline and sheer half-sleeves.Kate Dazzles in Erdem on Manchester's 'Shameless' Estate
April 23, 2013
Finally, in a navy-blue school uniform, Maria looks straight into the camera.Does the Media Hate Women?
October 20, 2011
The navy-blue lady looked like I'd nipped a mountain off'n her shoulders, too.
An' I see that the navy-blue one had got 'em trained into the i-dee that hot milk was an event.
Put on that navy-blue dress of yours and I'll take you to the show.Sister Carrie
As he had disappeared in navy-blue, he thus had money to spend on clothes.The Tower of Oblivion
He carried a fish-pole in one hand, a navy-blue cap in the other.The Cinder Pond
Carroll Watson Rankin
- a dark blue colour
- (as adjective)a navy-blue suit
C19: from the colour of the British naval uniform
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