In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(invariable adjective) negro azuladode color negro azuladothe walls are midnight blue — las paredes son negro azulado / de color negro azulado
1negro azulado masculine
- It was midnight blue and the sleeves and neckline were trimmed with white, and the material was glowing in the dim light.
- Bizarrely, to my left, the sky was still midnight blue and twinkling with stars.
- His clothes were finer, dark silks of black and midnight blue.
- This one was a deeper shade of midnight blue with silver eyes and silver wings.
- Colours focus on very pale naturals and mysterious darks such as midnight blue, espresso brown, black and dark purple.
- It was a black so dark that it shone midnight blue in places the light reached and it ended half way down his back.
- Her hair was very, very long and was a shade of midnight blue.
- The patterns were midnight blue and swirled across her wings, changing and shifting as I stared.
- He wore midnight blue, actually, so it wasn't true black, but it was close enough.
- The road extended infinitely to the horizon, where the jet of night was beginning to be replaced by midnight blue.
- The color of the dress made her blue eyes seem darker, almost midnight blue.
- Grey and silver tones join ice and midnight blue to enhance every elegantly modern outfit.
- She peered up at the sky once again, which was quickly turning to a tranquil shade of midnight blue.
- While her eyes were midnight blue, the servant's were the blue of the pre-dawn sky.
- He slowly approached her as he spoke, his eyes almost imperceptibly changing from black to midnight blue.
- The florescence dimmed, and the entire world was shadowed in midnight blue.
- She was a vision, in a satin gown of midnight blue with a matching bodice that had elegant white lace around the low cut top.
- A cloak of midnight blue hung from a hook next to where the bow had been.
- From fuchsia to deep purple, algae green, midnight blue and even contrasts the entire spectrum is on display.
- The walls of the square room were painted midnight blue, with hues of silver and white furniture.
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