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n. - A pink dye that was discovered in 1859, the year a battle was fought at a village in North Italy.

Usage examples (6)
  • Main Street, when I saw Mary Sam's solferino bonnet bobbin 'up and down inside.
  • "Them cheeks is now a deep solferino colour," he observed, and
  • The seats were long benches, upholstered with solferino-colored damask and the scenes were the merest daubs.
  • The pure arsenical tones are preferred in the Bend, and, by the bye, anybody who remembers the days when ladies wore magenta and solferino, and wants to have those dear... for more
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