dark blue

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Noun1.dark blue - a dark shade of bluedark blue - a dark shade of blue      
blue, blueness - blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime; "he had eyes of bright blue"
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Venus had risen above the branch, and the ear of the Great Bear with its shaft was now all plainly visible against the dark blue sky, yet still he waited.
One May morning, when the sun was rising on one of those dark blue skies against which Garofolo loves to place his Descents from the Cross, the recluse of the Tour-Roland heard a sound of wheels, of horses and irons in the Place de Grève.
The suggestion of this headdress, which gave her what was then called a "Josephine look," was carried out in the cut of the dark blue velvet gown rather theatrically caught up under her bosom by a girdle with a large old-fashioned clasp.
The dark blue dress, fitting without a wrinkle, the hat with its jaunty black feather, the but-slightly-soiled gloves--all representing self- denial, even of food itself--were vastly becoming.
Childe Harold not unfrequently perches himself upon the mast-head of some luckless disappointed whale-ship, and in moody phrase ejaculates: -- Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean, roll
From this lofty eminence, a vast and magnificent prospect unfolds itself; the great Gulf of California, with the dark blue sea beyond, studded with islands; and in another direction, the immense lava plain of San Gabriel.
There were cultivated fields between the grove and the dark blue gulf; but far behind and on each side were woods, for Prince Edward Island a hundred years ago was not what it is today.
The people all dress in strong woollen garments, which each family makes for itself, and dyes with indigo of a dark blue colour.
White massive clouds were piled up against a dark blue sky, and across them black ragged sheets of vapour were rapidly driven.
A sun-brushed dark blue with rose-gold-colored appliques and rose-gold-colored print dial features a date window at 6 o'clock, and has a matte dark blue plastic case.
Delivery from: 31 200 Cargo pants, dark blue, men; 8 400 cargo pants, dark blue, ladies; 14,000 cargo pants, dark blue, gentlemen with piping; 5,000 cargo pants, dark blue, ladies with piping For the equipment of the police, the judiciary, administrative offices as well as forestry and other services.
He was wearing a dark coloured rucksack, dark blue/ black coloured trousers, and a dark blue long sleeved shirt or jumper.