Its people are delightfully friendly, its beaches glorious and its turquoise water unrivaled.
As sunset hit, a stream of colors from turquoise to pink and peach blended seamlessly on the ceiling, illuminating the room.
Touches of individuality make a fleeting impression—a dash of kohl and turquoise on a heavily cloaked face.
She asks him to pick up a pizza; they talk about taking “some family time this weekend” and driving the turquoise Trail.
A silky trench coat in a watercolor print, trimmed in turquoise marabou would have been at home at a Manhattan cocktail party.
Her slender hands were clenched, her turquoise eyes stared wide and blind from her white face.
When morning came the sky was a turquoise and the wind a gale.
She forgot the intoxication of her first gold and turquoise day at Monte Carlo.
And by some magic of his own, he drew Dick out to tell the story of his turquoise mining.
They stood on the edge of a vast dip in the plain, a bowl of amethyst and turquoise.
precious stone, 1560s, replacement from Middle French of Middle English turkeis, turtogis (late 14c.), from Old French fem. adjective turqueise "Turkish," in pierre turqueise "Turkish stone," so called because it was first brought to Europe from Turkestan or some other Turkish dominion (Sinai peninsula, according to one theory). Cognate with Spanish turquesa, Medieval Latin (lapis) turchesius, Middle Dutch turcoys, German türkis, Swedish turkos. As a color name, attested from 1853.
A blue to bluish-green or yellowish-green triclinic mineral that occurs in reniform (kidney-shaped) masses with surfaces shaped like a bunch of grapes, especially in aluminum-rich igneous rocks such as trachyte. In its polished blue form it is prized as a gem. Chemical formula: CuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8·5H2O