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deep green

noun
1.
a person, esp a politician, who is in favour of taking extreme measures to tackle environmentalist issues
adjective
2.
in favour of or relating to extreme measures to tackle environmentalist issues: deep green environmentalists
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  • Here was pointed out a fine, lofty specimen of the umbrella tree, of the pine family, with broad leaves of a deep green.

    Due West Maturin Murray Ballou
  • All the leaves are smooth and glossy, and of a deep green colour.

    Field and Woodland Plants William S. Furneaux
  • With its peculiarly winged and jointed stems, which are of a deep green colour, this is one of the most distinct forms.

  • The deep green of the Norway pines gave the finest relief to the Hall.

    Ole Bull Sara C. Bull
  • Slowly her brain, like a little dark fish striking up from deep green waters, rose to the surface of her consciousness.

    The Cathedral Sir Hugh Walpole
  • The borders of the broad driveway were of a rich, deep green.

    Zibeline, Complete Phillipe de Massa
  • Its deep green and glossy fronds insure it a welcome at Christmas time.

    The Fern Lover's Companion George Henry Tilton
  • The deep blue of the sky responded to the deep green tint of the ocean.

    Toilers of the Sea Victor Hugo
  • Near the waters' edge they appeared a deep green, but grew lighter in the distance.

    A Woman who went to Alaska May Kellogg Sullivan

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