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cerulean (seh-ROO-lee-ahn) adjective

Azure; sky-blue.

[From Latin caeruleus, dark blue akin to caelum, sky.]

"A cerulean sky and cool morning air hung over the neighborhood's old brick buildings." Tamala M. Edwards, American Scene: Harvard vs. the School Of Hard Knocks, Time, 21 Jun 1999.

This week's theme: words about colors.

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