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purple

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  • n  a purple color or pigment
  • n  of imperial status
    he was born to the purple
  • v  become purple
  • v  color purple
  • s  of a color intermediate between red and blue
  • s  excessively elaborate or showily expressed
    a writer of empurpled literature
    many purple passages
  • s  belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler
    purple tyrant

  • 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.
News & Articles

  • 19th annual Purple Martin Field Day
    Purple Martin Field Day will be held on Saturday, June 22 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the farm of Merle Wood and her son, Lance Wood. Participants will see the most effective techniques and equipment available for establishing, expanding and maintaining a healthy purple martin colony.
    June 13, 2013 - The Central Virginian
  • Purple on Friday will show elder abuse awareness
    The Tuscaloosa County Department of Human Resources is asking everyone to wear purple Friday in an effort to raise awareness of elder abuse. Friday is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
    June 13, 2013 - The Tuscaloosa News
  • Purple Communications Comments on Competition Reform in Video Relay Industry
    Purple Communications, Inc. today commented in support of the Federal Communications Commission's long-awaited competition reforms to support video relay service , a form of Internet-based telecommunication ...
    June 12, 2013 - Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

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