- (n) a purple color or pigment
- (n) of imperial status
- (v) become purple
- (v) color purple
- (adj) of a color intermediate between red and blue
- (adj) excessively elaborate or showily expressed
- (adj) belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler
- Their faces were hidden by purple cloths, shrouds the purple of Christian penance.
- Miuccia Prada planted the seeds in her spring 2007 collection, sending down the runway two satin dresses the moody purple-blue of Van Gogh's irises.
- Bianchi, however, insists that Drank, despite its purple can and name, is not referring to purple drank.
- "It was a great season for our team. Great for the people of the state of Minnesota to look at a team like that compete and, among other things, watch No. 4 compete in purple," Childress said.on Jan 25, 2010 By: Brad Childress Source: ESPN
- "The purple fingers have come back to build Iraq again," said Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in a nationwide address shortly after the polls closed - referring to the ink used to identify those who cast ballots.on Jan 30, 2009 By: Nouri al-Maliki Source: International Herald Tribune
- "All of you know that I have always, and will always bleed purple," Yang wrote Monday memo to employees, referring to the company's official color.on Nov 18, 2008 By: Jerry Yang Source: Boston Globe (registration)
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