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azure

Pronunciation: /ˈæʒər; ˈæzjʊə(r)/

Translation of azure in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [literary/literario] [sky/sea] azur [literary/literario], azul celeste azure blue eyes ojos (masculine plural) zarcos [literary/literario]
    Example sentences
    • Souvenirs of miniature trains from the Rail Museum have been placed in the inner edges of these walls behind a bright azure blue background.
    • Her eyes glistened as she looked out over the blue Pacific waters as the horizon touched a cloudless azure blue sky.
    • You could, of course, try and land your own dinner with a jolly crew on board one of the hire craft that dance across the azure blue seas.
    1.2 (in heraldry) azur
    Example sentences
    • The original flag design, based upon the Ancient Arms of Nova Scotia, granted by King Charles I in 1625, is on a ground of silver with a saltire azure - a blue St. Andrew's cross.
    • A huge human foot d'or, in a field azure; the foot crushes a serpent rampant whose fangs are imbedded in the heel.
    • They both had the same device upon the surcoats; it was a Virgin Mary embroidered on a field azure.

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable

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