ebony ebony  /ˈɛ bə ni/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a very dark black
  2. (n) hard dark-colored heartwood of the ebony tree; used in cabinetwork and for piano keys
  3. (n) tropical tree of southern Asia having hard dark-colored heartwood used in cabinetwork
  4. (adj) of a very dark black

Usage(s):

  1. An Asian culinary trend heads west as ebony ingredients begin to show up on fashionable menus.
  2. For generations his descendants rebuffed enquiring scholars and collectors, claimed that the ebony chest had been destroyed.
  3. Greeting his guests at Nairobi's Embakasi Airport, Jomo looked jaunty with a yellow rose in his lapel, a fly whisk in one hand and a gold-tipped ebony walking stick in the other.

News

  1. 4 students hurt when Pittsburgh school vans wreck

    Four students were being evaluated at area hospitals for minor injuries after one Pittsburgh Public Schools van rear-ended another Monday morning. District spokeswoman Ebony Pugh said the accident happened just before 8 a.m. Monday on California Avenue at Columbus Avenue in the California-Kirkbride section of the city. Two of the injured students were on a van taking them to Pittsburgh Langley ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  2. Afternoon Shift: Chicago Transit Summit, summer TV and the travel industry

    A bicyclist, a motorist and a pedestrian gather for WBEZ's first Chicago summer transit summit to hash out rules for the roads. Ebony.com editor, Jamilah Lemieux, talks about their year-long series on violence in Chicago. Author Elizabeth Becker sheds some light on the travel industry. [ View the story "Afternoon Shift: Chicago Transit Summit, summer TV and the travel industry" on Storify ]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WBEZ 91.5 Chicago

  3. 2 students hurt when Pittsburgh school vans wreck

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Two students were being evaluated at a hospital for minor injuries after one Pittsburgh Public Schools van rear-ended another. District spokeswoman Ebony Pugh says the accident happened just before 8 a.m. Monday. The district's schools break for the summer on Wednesday.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: New Jersey Herald

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Quotes

  1. Mayor Richard M. Daley said in a release Monday evening that "Through the vision and leadership of Mr. Johnson, Ebony and Jet magazines helped corporate America realize the vast purchasing power of the African-American consumer."
    on Aug 9, 2005 By: Richard M Daley Source: NBC5.com

  2. "I came here earlier in the season ...... and that was the night I knew Ebony was going to have a breakout year," Orender said. "What's so striking about Ebony is the one you don't get numbers for, and that's her tremendous heart and...
    on Sep 19, 2008 By: Donna Orender Source: SI.com

  3. "When we started BET, it was going to be the Ebony magazine on television," Johnson tells me. "We had public affairs programming. We had news...... I had a show called Teen Summit, we had a large variety of programming, but the problem is...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Sheila Johnson Source: Huffington Post (blog)

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