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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: A deep, rich shade of blue.
After either Cardinal Jules Mazarin (1602-1661) or his niece, Duchess Hortense Mancini (1646-1699). Why this color is associated with them is not entirely clear. Earliest documented use: 1684.
"'This,' said Ned, 'is a mazarine blue. Very, very rare!'"
Elizabeth Palmer; The Distaff Side; Thomas Dunne Books; 2004.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest. -Elie Wiesel, writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1928)