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The term Azure (from Persian لاژورد lazhward) can refer to any of the following: Persian (فارسی / پارسی), (local name in Iran/Persia, Afghanistan and Tajikistan: ‘Fârsi’), ‘Pârsi’ (older local name, but still used by some speakers), Tajik (a Central Asian dialect) or Dari (another local name in Tajikistan and Afghanistan), is a language spoken in Iran, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, western Pakistan, Bahrain, and elsewhere. ...

The name derives from the gemstone lapis lazuli and can also refer to a pigment produced with the crushed mineral. Categories: Stub | Colors ... A typical daytime sky. ... Cumulus of fair weather A cloud is a visible mass of condensation droplets or ice crystals suspended in the atmosphere above the surface of the Earth or another planetary body. ... In heraldry, tinctures are the colours used to blazon a coat of arms. ... Heraldry is the science and art of describing coats-of-arms, also referred to as achievements or armorial bearings. ... A block of lapis lazuli Lapis lazuli is one of the oldest of all gems, with a history of use stretching back 7,000 years. ... In biology, pigment is any material resulting in color in plant or animal cells which is the result of selective absorption. ...


Azure (www.azure.org.il) is the quarterly journal published by the Shalem Center, a Jerusalem research institute.


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Azure - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (302 words)
In heraldry, azure is the tincture with the colour blue, and belongs to the class of tinctures called "colours".
The term azure derives from the Persian لاژورد lazhward, which was the name of a place known for its deposits of the deep blue stone now called lapis lazuli (stone of lazhward).
Neither azure nor bleu celeste is precisely defined as a particular shade of blue, but azure is consistently depicted in a much darker shade.
Azure (color) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (418 words)
Azure is a color, about halfway between blue and cyan, which resembles the sky on a bright, clear day.
In Poetry, azure is often used to represent or refer to the sky or Heaven.
Azure is one of the national colors of Italy on its Coat of Arms.
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