- Azure (color)
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Azure in human culture
planet Neptuneis azure. Automobiles
* The 2004
Ford Mustang Mach 1featured a blue hue color option called Azure Blue. Computer Games
* In the computer game Diablo using an eldritch shrine will give you the message "
Crimsonand "Azure" becomes as the sun"
* In the classic
first person shootergame Quake, a level is titled "Azure Agony", and features a blue color scheme.
* In the
turn-based strategygame, the Azure Dragon is the strongest creature the player could possibly recruit, it's power surpassing that of regular creatures by far.
World of WarCraft, players will sometimes find a giant Blue Dragon named Azuregos walking around Azshara. He can be defeated by players. He also plays a small role in the opening of Ahn'Qiraj event. His name is an obvious take on the color Azure.Cultural Associations
Azure Dragonis one of the Four Symbols of the Chinese constellations. It is sometimes called the "Azure Dragon of the East". Food
* Berry Blue
Jell-Ois a bright azure color. Geography
* "Azure" Coast (
Côte d'Azur) is a name commonly used for the French Riviera, part of France's southeastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Horticulture
* After 13 years of joint research by an
Australian company Florigene, and Japanese company Suntory, a blue rosewas created in 2004using genetic engineering. The actual color of this rose is azure. Literature
Poetry, azure is often used to represent or refer to the sky or Heaven."' New Age Philosophy
* The fifth (
vishuddha) chakrais represented by the color azure or blue. Oceanography
* "Azure" is often used in
Franceto describe the Mediterranean Sea. Panelology
Azure Blueis a fictional characterwho was created by Carl Barksfor The Walt Disney Company. He first appeared as an evilmiser in " The Golden Helmet" in Donald Duck Four Color#308. Vexillology
Nationswhich use shades of Azure in their flags include Argentina, Azerbaijan, Guatemala, Kazakhstan, Namibia, Palau, San Marino, Somalia, Sweden, and Ukraine.
* The flag of the
United Nationsis a shade of azure called "United Nations blue".
Bisexual pride flaguses a shade of azure, PantoneBlue #286. Video Games
* In the first
.hack//game series on PlayStation 2, two of the friends of the main character, Kite, are known by special names. They are Orca of the Azure Sea and Balmung of the Azure Sky. In the .hack//G.U.games, there is also a character whose name is Azure Flame Kite, for he is surrounded by blue flames.
* In the fighting game series
Soul Calibur, the character Nightmare is nicknamed the Azure Knight.
Azelffrom Pokémon Diamond and Pearlis named for the color azureand the mythological creature, the elf.
Sonic the Hedgehog 3on Sega Genesis, one of the 2-player stages is called Azure Lake.
Azure(color used in heraldry)
St. Patrick's Blue
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