emerald emerald  /ˈɛm rəld/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a green transparent form of beryl; highly valued as a gemstone
  2. (n) a transparent piece of emerald that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
  3. (n) the green color of an emerald

Usage(s):

  1. In a recent poll, the emerald green dress worn by Keira Knightley in Atonement has been voted the best film costume of all time.
  2. The army itself is not immune to emerald fever.
  3. A Taliban fighter spotted the woman with the emerald eyes.

News

  1. Get ready! Emerald ash borers are coming

    Who should care that the emerald ash borer has arrived in Otsego and Delaware counties? Pretty much everyone.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Observer-Dispatch

  2. Emerald Downs: Jebrica scores upset in Budweiser Handicap

    AUBURN, Wash. – Jebrica, a 10-1 outsider, raced to a hard-earned victory Sunday in the $50,000 Budweiser Handicap for older horses at Emerald Downs, rallying from midpack to collar the leaders in the final yards and holding off the fast-closing Stryker Phd to win by three-quarters of a length.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

  3. Emerald Isle drowning victim identified

    EMERALD ISLE — Police here have identified Thursday’s drowning victim as 18-year-old Marcel Albu, a Moldovan student who was in the United States as part of a foreign exchange program.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Topsail Voice

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Quotes

  1. "We're disappointed with the way we played the last half of this season, so the Emerald Bowl gives us a chance to finish the year on a positive note," coach Pete Carroll said. "We'll work hard to send our seniors out in the fashion they...
    on Dec 6, 2009 By: Pete Carroll Source: ESPN

  2. "We've been imagining this town for five years. It's been a very big part of our lives," Daniels said. "It's as if we've been reading the Oz books and then actually visited Emerald City."
    on Oct 28, 2007 By: Greg Daniels Source: Washington Post

  3. "Many families will also be spending this time to clean up around their homes as the floodwaters recede," Ms Bligh said. "We also have teachers transferring to Emerald who may not be able to get to the town before the scheduled first day of...
    on Jan 22, 2008 By: Anna Bligh Source: The West Australian

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