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cerulean

[ suh-roo-lee-uhn ]

adjective

  1. deep blue; sky blue; azure.
  2. Heraldry. a sky-blue tincture, used especially on the Continent.


cerulean

/ sɪˈruːlɪən /

noun

    1. a deep blue colour; azure
    2. ( as adjective )

      a cerulean sea



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Word History and Origins

Origin of cerulean1

1660–70; < Latin caerule ( us ) dark blue, azure (akin to caelum sky) + -an

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Word History and Origins

Origin of cerulean1

C17: from Latin caeruleus, probably from caelum sky

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Example Sentences

From November 11 to 23, I’ll be with you to experience a part of Patagonia few ever do, including the iconic jagged peaks of Cerro Castillo, the cerulean waters of the Baker River, and a series of stunning, lesser-known national parks.

Sawtooth peaks and cerulean lakes attract travelers to California’s 64,041-acre Desolation Wilderness along Lake Tahoe.

When we crested the enormous gully of rocks, we were met with a body of crystal-clear cerulean water, lined with crumbling charcoal cliffs.

I gazed out into what felt like infinity, watching the waves, the clouds, and that infamous cerulean water undulating forever onward.

We were met with cerulean water in every direction, as magnificent rivers of ice dropped off toward the sea.

On Monday, Nicole Richie debuted her latest Technicolor hairstyle—a side-swept Cerulean low bun—on Good Morning America.

Blue flashed against blue, the clever handiwork of man and the illimitable cerulean of the sky.

The ragamuffin sat perched upon the broad shoulder and peered down at the lady with eyes of cerulean blue.

Irene opened her beautiful eyes, blue as the cerulean vault above, and smiled languidly at the stranger.

I can see thee now as I saw thee then, with the firelight glowing over thee, like a smile from the cerulean skies!

The great globe of the sky was unblemished and royal in its blueness and its ringing cerulean light.

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