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Magenta

Magenta is a color in between red and purple or pink and purple. Sometimes it is confused with pink or purple. In terms of the HSV color wheel, it is the color halfway between red and purple and is composed equally of red and blue. Another name f ...

                                               

Magenta rose

Magenta rose is a color that is a representation of the color of a particular type of rose called a magenta rose, which can come in various tones of magenta or rose. The first recorded use of magenta rose as a color name in English was in 1927.

                                               

Orchid (color)

Orchid is a bright rich purple color that resembles the color of some orchids. Various tones of orchid may range from grayish purple to purplish-pink to strong reddish purple. The first written use of orchid as a color name in English was in 1915 ...

                                               

Purple

Light purple is a good choice for a feminine design. It creates feelings of romance. Bright purple can be used when promoting childrens things. Purple is associated with wisdom, dignity, independence, creativity, mystery, and magic. Purple is a v ...

                                               

Red-violet

Red-violet is a deep tone of rosy magenta. It may also be considered a reddish tone of purple or a bluish tone of rose. On the old fashioned, now obsolete red-yellow-blue pigment color wheel, red-violet was a tertiary color between red and violet ...

                                               

Rose (color)

Rose is the color halfway between red and magenta on the color wheel. It represents the color of the rose flower. The first recorded use of rose as a color name in English was in 1382.

                                               

Amber (color)

The color Amber is a yellow color. It got its name from the material known as amber. The amber color is halfway between yellow and orange on the color wheel. The first recorded use of amber as a color name in English was in 1500.

                                               

Coral (color)

Coral is a reddish or pinkish shade of orange. The color is named after the sea animal also called corals. The first written use of coral as a color name in English was in 1513.

                                               

Gold (color)

Gold or golden is a yellowish orange color, or orange-tan color that is a bit like the color of the metal gold. The actual color of the metal, used for example in gilding, is called Metallic gold. Gold paint can be made by mixing brown, yellow pa ...

                                               

Orange (color)

Orange is a color. It is the combination of red and yellow. Orange is the color of an orange fruit, which is where the name of the color comes from. Before the orange fruit was introduced to England in the 1500s, this color was called yellow-red. ...

                                               

Orange-red

Deep Chestnut Vermont Maple Syrup Crayola Chestnut Hex: #B94E48 RGB: 185, 78, 72 Persimmon Hex: #EC5800 RGB: 236, 88, 0 Salmon Pink Crayola "Salmon" Hex: #FF91A4 RGB: 255, 145, 164 Cadmium Orange Xona.com Color List Hex: #FF6103 RGB: 255, 97, 3 B ...

                                               

Peach (color)

Peach is a color that represents the color of the peach fruit. Peach paint can be made by mixing orange paint and white paint. The first written use of peach as a color name in English was in 1588.

                                               

Salmon (color)

Salmon is a range of pale pinkish-orange to light pink colors, named after the color of salmon flesh. The first recorded use of salmon as a color name in English was in 1776.

                                               

Pink

Pink is a light reddish color. Pink paint can be made by mixing red, rose, or magenta paint and white paint. Pink is an easy color to make with paint by red and white.

                                               

Puce

Puce is a medium grayish red-violet colour. Puce colours may be pale grayish red-violet, grayish red or brownish-purple colours. Basically, puce colours are reddish purple colours mixed with gray or brown. A wide range of tones of puce are shown ...

                                               

Carmine (color)

Carmine is the general term for a particularly deep red color. Some rubies are colored the color shown in the color chart below as rich carmine. The deep red color shown at right as carmine is the color of the raw unprocessed pigment, but lighter ...

                                               

Cerise

Cerise is a rose-red color. At right is displayed the color cerise. The cerise name comes from the French word meaning cherry. The word "cherry" itself comes from the Norman cherise. According to Maerz and Paul in their Dictionary of Color, the f ...

                                               

Red

Red is the color that is on the outside edge of the rainbow. It is one of the three primary colors, along with blue and yellow. Red light has a wavelength between 630-740 nanometers. It is sometimes used to mark things that are wrong, important o ...

                                               

Scarlet

Scarlet is a slight brilliant red colour. It is a colour of the rainbow. It is redder than vermilion. The colours name comes from the Persian saqirlat. An early recorded use of scarlet as a color name in the English language dates to 1250.

                                               

Amethyst (color)

For other meanings of the word, see Amethyst disambiguation. The color amethyst is a moderate, transparent purple. It is also known as a deep shade of lavender. Its name is from the stone amethyst. This stone is a form of quartz but it is not alw ...

                                               

Lavender (color)

Lavender, a popular color, is a light tone of violet. The name comes from the flower of the lavender plant. Originally, the name lavender only meant the color of this flower. The color of the flower is still the standard for lavender but there ar ...

                                               

Lilac (colour)

Lilac is a light violet colour. It is named after the colour of the lilac flower. The actual colour of the flowers of the plant may range from the colour of the lilac flowers shown at left to a richer or deeper colour. These colours, such as rich ...

                                               

Mauve

This is an article about the colour mauve. For information on the Flemish painter, see Anton Mauve. Mauve pronounce to rhyme with "Jove" and "stove" is a pale purple colour. It is similar to lavender and lilac. The name comes from French form of ...

                                               

Violet (color)

Violet is the sixth color of the rainbow--it is the color on the inner edge of the rainbow. Violet is the color between blue and purple. The name of the color comes from the violet, which is a small flower grown in most parts of the world. The fi ...

                                               

Beige

Beige is a very pale brown color. The name comes from beige cloth, a woolen fabric left in its natural color. It then came to be used for a range of light tints of yellow chosen for their neutral or pale warm colored appearance. In the 1920s, the ...

                                               

White

White is a color. White light can be made by putting all the other colors of light on the spectrum together. These other colors are red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet WHITE White is linked with light, goodness, innocence, purity ...

                                               

Yellow

Yellow is a color. It is the color of the color of amber. Yellow is the color of: The color amber. The flower of the dandelion. The outer skin of a lemon. The middle light of a stoplight. The peel of a banana.

                                               

Australian literature

Australian literature is the written or literary work made in the area or by the people of Australia and its preceding colonies. During its early western history, Australia was many British colonies. Therefore, its literary tradition is linked wi ...

                                               

Egyptian literature

The ancient Egyptians wrote on papyrus. They also wrote on walls, tombs, pyramids, obelisks, and more. A well-known example of ancient Egyptian literature is the Story of Sinuhe;

                                               

Polish literature

Almost no Polish literature remains before Christianisation in the 10th century. Polish literature was written in the Latin language during the Middle Ages. The Polish language was accepted as equal to Latin after the Renaissance for literature. ...

                                               

American exceptionalism

American exceptionalism is the belief that the US is unique and special the US has a unique mission to transform the world the US is superior to other nations because of its unique history and mission

                                               

American Dream

The American Dream is the hope that in the United States of America, anyone can become successful if they work hard and try their very best. The Statue of Liberty officially named Liberty Enlightening the World, is a monument symbolizing the Unit ...

                                               

Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa is a week long celebration held in the United States to honor universal African heritage and culture. People light a kinara and give each other gifts. It takes place from December 26 to January 1 every year. It was created by Maulana Kare ...

                                               

Mario

Mario is a video game character, made by Shigeru Miyamoto. Mario is the main mascot of Nintendo. He has been in more than 200 video games. Mario is a hero who lives in the Mushroom Kingdom in most games. In the Mario games, he tries to stop the e ...

                                               

Nautilus Book Awards

Nautilus Book Awards is a prize for books about social and environmental justice. It started in the United States in 1998. There is prize money. The award is to recognize books that "make a difference and inspire." The award is named for the naut ...

                                               

Australia Day

Australia Day is a public holiday held on 26 January every year in Australia. It is celebrated to remember the day that the First Fleet landed in Australia. On 26 January 1788 British people landed at Sydney Cove and began a British convict settl ...

                                               

Australian cinema

Cinema of Australia means the system of production, distribution, and showing of movies in Australia. Making movies in Australia started in 1906. The Story of the Kelly Gang was the earliest feature movie ever made. Since then, many movies have b ...

                                               

Australian English

People from Britain and Ireland first came to live in Australia in 1788 colony of New South Wales. They brought different dialects of English with them. These different kinds of English began to mix and change. The newcomers soon began to speak w ...

                                               

Easter Bilby

The Easter Bilby is an Australian alternative to the Easter Bunny. Bilbies are an endangered species of Australian marsupials. Bilby shaped chocolates are sold in many Australian shops to raise money to help protect the bilbies. Author Rose-Marie ...

                                               

National Trust of Australia

The Australian Council of National Trusts is a national organization for community-based, non-government organisations that promote and conserve Australias natural and historic heritage. Begun in 1965, it joined together the eight National Trusts ...

                                               

Austro-Bavarian language

Austro-Bavarian or Bairisch-Osterreichisch) is a major group of Upper German varieties. They are called "upper" because they are spoken in Switzerland, Austria and southern Germany, which are mountainous. Like standard German, Austro-Bavarian is ...

                                               

Feldkircher Lyrikpreis

The Feldkirch Poetry Prize, in German Feldkircher Lyrikpreis, started by Erika Kronabitter, an Austrian artist and writer, is given every year by the Theater am Saumarkt in Feldkirch, Vorarlberg/Austria. Among the sponsors, there are the Austrian ...

                                               

Jugend musiziert

Jugend musiziert is a very common music competition for childrens and young people in Germany and Austria. Almost a million childrens and young people have in 57. years participated at Jugend Musiziert. For many of them, this was the first step i ...

                                               

Azerbaijanfilm

"Azerbaijanfilm" started in 1920 as a photo-cinema department at the Azerbaijan SSR Peoples Commissariat Government Ministry. In 1923 it was renamed to "Azerbaijani Photo-Cinema Office" AFKI. There were several name changes, including "Azdovletki ...

                                               

Azerbaijani carpet

Azerbaijani carpets are carpets made in Azerbaijan, an ancient center of carpet weaving. The Azerbaijani carpet is a traditional handmade textile of many sizes, with dense texture and a smooth or rough surface, whose patterns are characteristic o ...

                                               

Coat of arms of Azerbaijan

The Coat of arms of Azerbaijan mixes traditional and modern symbols. The focal point of the emblem is the fire symbol. This symbol comes from the fact that Azerbaijan has many everlasting fires which also gives the name "land of eternal fire". Th ...

                                               

Independence Day Award

The Independence Day Award is the highest state award given by the government of Bangladesh. It is also termed Independence Award, Swadhinata Padak, and Swadhinata Puroskar. The award was introduced in 1977 and since then it has been given to Ban ...

                                               

Pohela Boishakh

Pohela Boishakh is the first day of the Bengali calendar. It is on 14 April in Bangladesh and 15 April in other places. The holiday is celebrated in Bangladesh and the Indian state of West Bengal. It is also celebrated in Bengali communities in t ...

                                               

Bajan Creole

Bajan is an English-based creole language. People on the Caribbean island of Barbados speak it. Bajan, like many other English-based Caribbean creole languages, has a West African substrate and an English superstrate. Bajan is similar but differe ...

                                               

Barbados at the Olympics

Barbados was first at the Summer Olympic Games in 1968. The International Olympic Committees official abbreviation for Barbados was BAD. It is now is BAR.