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1[mass noun] A pale blue colour.
sky-blue, azure, sapphire, cerulean, oxford blue, cambridge blue, ultramarine, lapis lazuli, indigo, aquamarine, turquoise, cyan, of the colour of the sky, of the colour of the seaView synonyms
- ‘There are also other colors such as carmine red, purple with white eyes, and Cambridge blue.’
2A person who has represented Cambridge University at a particular sport in a match against Oxford University.
- ‘Special guest speakers will be on hand to share their knowledge about this fascinating stretch of river and the thrilling annual battle of the Oxford and Cambridge blues that captivates audiences around the world.’
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