turquoise blue


Definition of turquoise blue

: a light greenish blue that is paler and slightly bluer than average turquoise

Examples of turquoise blue in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hanauma Bay, a turquoise blue oasis on the southeast coast of Oahu, reopened in December after being closed for nine months due to the pandemic. Meena Thiruvengadam, Travel + Leisure, 7 July 2021 Sitting on his balcony, watching palm trees sway in front of the turquoise blue of the Atlantic Ocean, Christian Ginman could no longer just enjoy the view. Los Angeles Times, 29 June 2021 While just as exciting to travel to in winter, one glance at Slovenia's turquoise blue mountain streams and lakes may convince you that summer is, indeed, the season to go. Amiee White Beazley, Travel + Leisure, 29 June 2021 The scenic town sits right on the banks of Round Lake and the Pine River, a natural harbor and channel that together connect the turquoise blue waters of Lake Charlevoix with Lake Michigan. Laura Kiniry, Smithsonian Magazine, 7 June 2021 First and foremost: Willie Mays circling the field pregame in a turquoise blue 1956 Oldsmobile. Susan Slusser, San Francisco Chronicle, 7 May 2021 During the day, travelers can step onto Maruyama Island, famed for its turquoise blue waters and vibrant red, orange sunsets and only accessible twice a day during low time. Roger Sands, Forbes, 7 Apr. 2021 The Kulfi team's very first release is Underlined, a five-piece kajal eyeliner set that includes a range of playful colors like turquoise blue and terracotta orange. Aimee Simeon, refinery29.com, 18 Feb. 2021 The choreography of the group is as important as the landscape — Djibouti, in East Africa — which frames the men with the turquoise blue of the sea, the azure sky and the dusty earth. New York Times, 28 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of turquoise blue

1799, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of turquoise blue was in 1799

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20 Jul 2021

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“Turquoise blue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turquoise%20blue. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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