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Adj.1.dun-colored - having a dun color
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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A judge of horses and a sportsman, he had lately procured himself a large, fine, mettlesome, Donets horse, dun-colored, with light mane and tail, and when he rode it no one could outgallop him.
He rose, and looked into the river, whose swift race of dun-colored waters seemed the very spirit of futility and oblivion.
He saw the dun-colored race of waters and the blank shore.
Once, through a break in the trees, we saw a clear shoulder of green hill some distance away, and across this a large dun-colored animal was traveling at a considerable pace.
From Vinney Ridge to Rhinefield Walk the woods grow thick and dense up to the very edges of the track, but beyond the country opens up into broad dun-colored moors, flecked with clumps of trees, and topping each other in long, low curves up to the dark lines of forest in the furthest distance.
The hopeful plasticity of once-regal concrete-and-glass structures built in the years immediately following Senegal's 1960 independence fall away to make room for an unyielding repetition of hastily built concrete housing, stadia, and commercial buildings: a dun-colored social and political urban realm analogous to so many others throughout the world "in development." Close to the airport and in view of the preposterously scaled $27 million 2010 African Renaissance Monument with the ocean beyond, the Foire Internationale de Dakar, completed by Jean Francois Lamoureux and Jean-Louis Marin in 1974, reads as a manifesto of postcolonial modernism.
But great writing isn't an entirely solitary process, and Michael Crandage's dull, dun-colored "Genius" makes every effort to credit the editor's role in shaping the century's great novels.
Just as the city itself is both glittery and dun-colored, modern and historic--depending on the perspective--the characters in Goodbye Stranger are figuring out who they really are as well.
The two brothers are shown cavorting -- playing at manhood rituals like knife-fighting and learning to fire a rifle -- against spectacular juxtapositions of dun-colored stone and azure sky.
PAGHMAN, Afghanistan (AFP) - Trundling down dun-colored mountain slopes, they ignore hard stares and vulgarities from passing men, revelling in an activity that seemed unthinkable for previous generations of Afghan women -- riding a bicycle.
Today, the pump jacks of the Kern River Oil Field, now operated by Chevron, are bobbing black flecks scattered across a dun-colored plateau.
Rambling buildings, barely distinguishable from the dun-colored rock, cluster on the mesa top.