of or having a light, purplish shade of blue, like that of a clear and unclouded sky.
Heraldry. of the tincture or color blue.
the blue of a clear or unclouded sky.
a light, purplish blue.
Heraldry. the tincture or color blue.
the clear, cloudless sky.
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How to use azure in a sentence
In Triglav, the largest protected area in Slovenia, rugged tree-strewn peaks fall away dramatically into mirror-clear azure lakes.
From the property, birdwatch in the surrounding Sierra Madre highlands and spot endemic species like the pink-headed warbler and azure-rumped tanager.
Another victim of over tourism was Croatia’s oldest and largest national park, Plitvice, famous for its insanely beautiful lakes of the most ethereal azure blue you’ve ever seen.
His piercing azure eyes are complemented by a new addition to his appearance: a septum piercing in his nose.‘Boyhood’ Star Ellar Coltrane: An Astonishing Debut 12 Years in the Making | Kevin Fallon | July 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Per Pale means that the Shield is divided vertically with one half blue (azure) and the other half red (Gules).
Softly tremble in the delicate blue mist and the azure spirals from his old Virginia clay—the domes of a sea-bathed city.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
In his verses he was frequently led from the mists and mud of Paris to the countries of light, azure, and perfume.Charles Baudelaire, His Life | Thophile Gautier
The filmy, azure angles at the tip were straining to part, held together by just one drop of light.The Dragon Painter | Mary McNeil Fenollosa
It is in the most beautiful azure depths of the limpid water that this hideous, voracious polyp delights.Toilers of the Sea | Victor Hugo
Gilt and scarlet and azure the palaces rose in every direction, under a wilderness of fluttering flags.In Search of the Unknown | Robert W. Chambers
British Dictionary definitions for azure
a deep blue, occasionally somewhat purple, similar to the colour of a clear blue sky
poetic a clear blue sky
of the colour azure; serene
(usually postpositive) heraldry of the colour blue
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