a reddish-brown or golden-brown color.
having auburn color:
a city in central New York: state prison.
a city in E Alabama.
a city in W central Washington.
a city in SW Maine, on the Androscoggin River.
a city in central Massachusetts.
The shooting left three men dead, including two former auburn University football players, and three others wounded.
Interactive: Readers’ Memories of U.S. Shootings Michael Keller August 5, 2012
The Rev. J.C. Austin is director of the Center for Church Life at auburn Theological Seminary.
If Wall Street Repents, Can Main Street Forgive? Jacki Zehner, Katharine Rhodes Henderson November 20, 2009
The Rev. Dr. Katharine Rhodes Henderson is president of the auburn Theological Seminary in New York City.
Can Goldman Find God? Jacki Zehner, Katharine Rhodes Henderson November 13, 2009
From auburn to Army, at these colleges people rabidly support their basketball squads—no matter how squalid.
Top 25 Colleges With Diehard Fans The Daily Beast March 20, 2011
Watch Tim Cook deliver the 2010 commencement speech at auburn.
The Week in Viral Videos August 25, 2011
Between Andy Bishop and this formidable giant from auburn was but the brave little daughter inside the hut.
The Secret of the Storm Country Grace Miller White
In the meantime, Carruthers had left for his station on the auburn River.
Reminiscences of Queensland William Henry Corfield
There is one other great holiday privilege at auburn, which some of the convicts appreciate more than I did.
The Autobiography of a Thief Hutchins Hapgood
He was smooth shaved, all but a short, thick, auburn whisker; his hair was brown.
A Simpleton Charles Reade
The morning sun, about four hours high, played through his rumpled hair, the auburn gleaming like flame.
The Argus Pheasant John Charles Beecham
a moderate reddish-brown colour
(as adjective): auburn hair
early 15c., from Old French auborne, from Medieval Latin alburnus “off-white, whitish,” from Latin albus “white” (see alb). It came to English meaning “yellowish-white, flaxen,” but shifted 16c. to “reddish-brown” under influence of Middle English brun “brown,” which also changed the spelling.
an ornate rug constructed in a flat tapestry weave, often in pastel colors. Historical Examples Her pretty drawing-room was only partly furnished––an 110 expensive but genuine set of old Aubusson being her limit for the time. The Crimson Tide Robert W. Chambers At Aubusson alone over two thousand work-men are employed in rug-weaving. Rugs: Oriental […]
from the founding of the city (of Rome in 753? b.c.). The year 360 A.U.C. would be the 360th year after the founding of Rome. in the year from the founding of the city (of Rome in 753? b.c.). Contemporary Examples Using military force and intimidation, the auc took back areas across the country that […]
a department in SW France. 2429 sq. mi. (6290 sq. km). Capital: Auch. Historical Examples At the Revolution the whole of the original Armagnac was included in the department of Gers. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 5 Various Gers have not had a very fair trial in the hands of modern falconers. The […]
a seaport on N North Island, in New Zealand. Contemporary Examples Nevertheless, doubts persist in Auckland and Wellington about the Greenwald-Dotcom linkup. Greenwald, Assange, and Snowden Join Forces with Kim Dotcom in New Zealand Election Lennox Samuels September 16, 2014 Dotcom was arrested in a mansion he was renting outside of Auckland, New Zealand. The […]