royal blue


: a vivid purplish blue

Examples of royal blue in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1789, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of royal blue was in 1789

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“Royal blue.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

royal blue

: a purplish blue
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