orange orange  /ˈɔ rəndʒ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) round yellow to orange fruit of any of several citrus trees
  2. (n) orange color or pigment; any of a range of colors between red and yellow
  3. (n) any citrus tree bearing oranges
  4. (n) any pigment producing the orange color
  5. (n) a river in South Africa that flows generally westward to the Atlantic Ocean
  6. (adj) of the color between red and yellow; similar to the color of a ripe orange

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. With the orange forces badly fractured, Yanukovych has forged a remarkable comeback.
  2. Thinking that the orange must have rolled off somewhere inaccessible, Helen gave her another one.
  3. Sander Datama was sitting in the stands at Torino's Oval Lingotto, wearing an orange rabbit suit.

News

  1. Orange leaders adopt text-tracking system

    Months after "textgate" broke, many Orange County officials who lost or deleted text messages have switched over to county-issued phones with a tracking program that archives the records.        
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Orlando Sentinel

  2. Code Orange Air Quality Action Day June 25

    A Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for Delaware will be on June 25.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Dover Post

  3. Orange County Sheriff's Office to Host Youth Academy

    The Orange County Sheriff's Office is hosting a Youth Academy this summer where participants will learn what the sheriffs do on a daily basis.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: NBC 29 Charlottesville

Quotes

  1. Born April 22, 1923, in Nashville, Page said she grew up in a family so poor "we were lucky to get an orange in our Christmas stockings."
    on Dec 11, 2008 By: Bettie Page Source: USA Today

  2. "San Diego has always been so supportive of me throughout my entire career," Stefani said. "Living in Orange County, it has always been like a second home to me. When I heard about the devastation of the fires, at first, I felt I should...
    on Oct 29, 2007 By: Gwen Stefani Source: The Money Times

  3. "Since January 2006, I've been traveling the country talking about the Partnership for Prescription Assistance, urging people to pick up the phone, log on to the Web site or visit the big, orange PPA bus to see if they may qualify for...
    on Feb 18, 2009 By: Montel Williams Source: MarketWatch (press release)

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