dun-coloured


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Adj.1.dun-coloured - 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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The uncovered part had the appearance of a huge cylinder, caked over and its outline softened by a thick scaly dun-coloured incrustation.
It drew a new colour from the dun-coloured marshes, the masses of emerald seaweed, the shimmering sands.
It was familiar ground to me, and I needed no guiding as we ascended the bleak stone staircase and made our way down the long corridor with its vista of whitewashed wall and dun-coloured doors.
A few enormous bison bulls were first observed, scouring along the most distant roll of the prairie, and then succeeded long files of single beasts, which, in their turns, were followed by a dark mass of bodies, until the dun-coloured herbage of the plain was entirely lost, in the deeper hue of their shaggy coats.
"Ever since I was a child, when I saw a bird in the sky, I wanted to fly a plane,'' she told AFP at the base, hemmed in by rolling dun-coloured hills.
"Ever since I was a child, when I saw a bird in the sky, I wanted to fly a plane," she told AFP at the base, hemmed in by rolling dun-coloured hills.
Inside the oilfield's guarded gates, hundreds of dun-coloured pumps rock slowly against a forest of drilling rigs, radio towers and utility poles.
Weighing in at 600 kg to 800 kg, around 100 dun-coloured Korean Hanwoo bulls clashed horns in the non-fatal sport.
But after all his dreams of glittering minarets and palaces filled with gold, Caillie was disappointed to find in Timbuktu what it has largely remained for centuries: a dun-coloured town in a dun-coloured desert.