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Encyclopedia > Maroon (color)
Maroon
About these coordinates
About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #800000
sRGBB (r, g, b) (128, 0, 0)
Source HTML/CSS[1]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Maroon is a color related to dark red. Maroon is a type of red, mixed with brown not purple or pink[citation needed]. Although conceptually a color mixture, it can be regarded as a dark (and possibly also desaturated) shade of red. Derived from French marron ("chestnut"), it didn't become a color-word in English until ca. 1791. Web colors are colors used in designing web pages, and the methods for describing and specifying those colors. ... CIE 1931 xy chromaticity diagram showing the gamut of the sRGB color space and location of the primaries. ... For other uses, see Red (disambiguation). ... Leafy green fountain in Wattens, Austria. ... The term blue may refer to any of a number of similar colours. ... Web colors are colors used in designing web pages, and the methods for describing and specifying those colors. ... Color is an important part of the visual arts. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Chromaticity. ... For other uses, see Red (disambiguation). ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... 1791 (MDCCXCI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 11-day-slower Julian calendar). ...

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First international  Spain 3 - 1 Portugal  (Madrid, Spain; 18 November 1921) Biggest win  Portugal 8 - 0 Liechtenstein  (Lisbon, Portugal; 18 November 1994)  Portugal 8 - 0 Liechtenstein  (Coimbra, Portugal; 9 June 1999)  Portugal Portugal 8 - 0 Kuwait  (Leiria, Portugal; 19 November 2003) Biggest defeat {{{Largest loss}}} World Cup Appearances 4 (First...

School colors

Maroon is a popular color for school identification in the U.K, Canada, Sri Lanka and the United States. At the college or university level, schools using maroon include:

Colgate in fall. ... Morehouse College is a private, four-year, all-male, historically black liberal arts college in Atlanta, Georgia. ... This page is about the university system across Massachusetts. ... For similarly-named academic institutions, see Boston (disambiguation). ... Fordham University is a private, coeducational research university[2] in the United States, with three residential campuses located in and around New York City. ... Nalanda College is a Buddhist school in Colombo, Sri Lanka. ... Logan Park High School is a high school in Dunedin, New Zealand. ... Ananda College, established November 1, 1886 by the Buddhist Theosophical Society, is one of Sri Lankas oldest schools. ... Campbellsville University (formerly Campbellsville College) is a small, private Christian university located in Campbellsville, Kentucky. ... The University of Chicago is a private university located principally in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. ... A garden sign welcomes residents and visitors to Rogers Park as home of Loyola University Chicago. ... McMaster University is a medium-sized research-intensive university located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, with an enrollment of 18,238 full-time and 3,836 part-time students (as of 2006). ... Mississippi State University is a land-grant university located in north east-central Mississippi, United States, in the town of Starkville and is situated 125 miles northeast of Jackson and 23 miles west of Columbus. ... Washington Avenue Bridge at night The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, almost always abbreviated U of M, and sometimes referred to as The U by locals, is the oldest and largest part of the University of Minnesota system. ... This article or section should include material from Virginia Bioinformatics Institute. ... Roanoke College is an independent, four-year, private, coeducational, liberal-arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. ... Texas A&M University, often called A&M or TAMU, is a coeducational public research university located in College Station, Texas. ... Lake Worth Community High School is a high school located in Lake Worth, Florida Established in 1922 and is currently one of Palm Beach Countys largest schools. ... Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, also known as Alabama A&M University or AAMU, is an accredited, public, coeducational land grant college established under the terms of the Morrill Act of 1890 located in Normal, Madison County, Alabama. ... Arizona State University (ASU) is a public research institution of higher education and research with campuses located in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. ... Davenport University is a private, non-profit, multi-location university offering masters degrees, bachelors degrees, associates degrees, diplomas, and certification programs in business, technology, health professions, and graduate studies (MBA). ... The Oblation UP Diliman, the flagship campus of the U.P. System UP Baguio UP Extension Program in Pampanga Temporary Campus UP Los Baños UP Manila This article is about the University of the Philippines System. ... The Fighting Maroons is the varsity team of the University of the Philippines, Diliman. ... DigiPen Institute of Technology is a college located in Redmond, Washington which has a focus on art, computer science, and computer engineering with emphasis in creating video games. ... In J. K. Rowlings best-selling Harry Potter series of novels, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is a school of magic for witches and wizards between the ages of eleven and seventeen. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Southern Illinois University is a university in southern Illinois with two institutions and multiple campuses. ... The City School is one of largest school systems in Pakistan. ... Trinity University is an independent, primarily undergraduate, liberal arts and sciences university in San Antonio, Texas. ... Plano Senior High School (commonly Plano, Plano Senior, or PSHS) is a free public secondary school in Plano, Texas, United States serving eleventh and twelfth graders. ... Saint Marys University is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. ... For the university in Ottawa, Kansas, see Ottawa University. ... The Ivanna Eudora Kean High School, also known as Nazareth, Eudora Kean, or simply Kean, or IEKHS is a public high school located on the island St. ...

Sport

The logo of the Queensland State of Origin team The Queensland State of Origin team is a rugby league team representing the state of Queensland that plays in Australias annual three-match State of Origin series against arch-rivals the New South Wales team. ... The Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles are an Australian professional Rugby League club in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier League competition in Australasia. ... Heart of Midlothian Football Club are based in Edinburgh and are one of two principal clubs in the city, the other being Hibernian. ... Torino Football Club is one of the most popular Italian football clubs, based in Turin. ... The Peterborough Petes is an Ontario Hockey League (OHL) team in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. ...

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Bibliography

See studies by C. Robinson (1969) and R. Price (1976, 1979).


References


Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 113th day of the year (114th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

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  Shades of red  
Alizarin Amaranth Burgundy Cardinal Carmine Cerise Chestnut Coral Red Crimson Dark Pink Falu red Fire engine red
                       
Fuchsia Girlsnberry Hollywood Cerise Magenta Maroon Mauve Persian red Pink Pomegranate Red Red-violet Rose
                       
Rust Puce Sangria Scarlet Shocking Pink Terra cotta Venetian red Vermilion
               
  Shades of brown  
Auburn Bistre Brown Buff Burgundy Burnt sienna Burnt umber Copper Liver Mahogany Maroon Ochre
                       
Pale brown Raw Umber Russet Rust Sandy brown Seal brown Sepia Tan Wheat Zinnwaldite Fallow Bole
                       
Taupe Medium Taupe Pale Taupe Dark Khaki Khaki Light Khaki Sandy Taupe Ecru Beige
                 

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Maroon Peak, at 14,156 feet, is the 27th highest peak in Colorado; North Maroon Peak, at 14,014 feet, is the 50th highest.
The view of the Maroon Bells from the Maroon Creek valley to the northeast is one of the most famous scenes in Colorado, and is reputed to be the "most-photographed spot in Colorado".
Maroon Lake is at an altitude of 9,580 feet of 2880 meters.
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