Definition of 'ochre'
Example sentences containing 'ochre'
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The bright ochre shade cuts a dash in the winter landscape. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What they got very right is the colour: ochre. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I reached out to stroke their intense ochre and green. Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)Above it on a wall of stone, a mammoth rears its massive tusks in lines of ochre red. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A land of sandy reds and ochre, a land of cloudy white grass. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There are 12 rooms with high ceilings, ochre walls and some antique furnishings. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Trends of 'ochre'
Used Occasionally. ochre is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'ochre'
British English: ochre ADJECTIVE
Something that is ochre is a yellowish orange colour.
For our dining room I have chosen ochre yellow walls.
Definition of ochre from the Collins English Dictionary
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