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Ultramarine

Definition of ultramarine:

part of speech: noun

The most beautiful and durable sky- blue color, so called either from its intense blue, or from the lapis lazuli, from which it is made, being brought from Asia, beyond the sea.

part of speech: adjective

Situated beyond the sea.

part of speech: noun

A beautiful blue coloring matter made from lapis lazuli.

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The direct contrary or opposite; the back of a coin or medal; opposite to obverse; a change for the worse; misfortune; as business reverses; defeat; as, the enemy met with a reverse. ...

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