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Adj.1.olive-coloured - having the color of green olives
colored, coloured, colorful - having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination; "colored crepe paper"; "the film was in color"; "amber-colored heads of grain"
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Almost as soon as he had spoken, a portly upright man (whom I can see now, as I write) in a well-worn olive-coloured frock-coat, with a peculiar pallor over-spreading the red in his complexion, and eyes that went wandering about when he tried to fix them, came up to a corner of the bars, and put his hand to his hat - which had a greasy and fatty surface like cold broth - with a half-serious and half-jocose military salute.
His romantic, olive-coloured face and worn expression interested him.
The olive-coloured coat - featuring a drawstring, front flap pockets, press studs and a fishtail hem - is ideal for late summer festival dressing and the perfect his and hers outerwear piece.
An official of the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, told Reuters there were currently around 2,000 people inside the Opatovac camp, a fenced former industrial plant where around 150 olive-coloured, military-style tents have been set up.
Shoe of the week This cracked pearl effect heel and olive-coloured toe looks so vintage.
Police also want to trace two black men and a man with olive-coloured skin, who were said to be aged between 16 and 24.
Dancing and playing hopscotch with girls, Michelle wore an olive-coloured blouse and a feminine flowy printed skirt.
46pm, she emerged from her home in Majorca, wearing a flowing olive-coloured skirt, and said: "I'm not saying anything.
The offender is described as having olive-coloured skin, in his mid-30s and about 5ft 7in.
So these cropped denim jeans, pounds 65, combined with the olive-coloured frilly cardigan pounds 69, are just the ensemble for her.
He should be blond and wear a trademark olive-coloured trenchcoat.