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(of hair, eyes, skin, etc.) of a dark color or tone.
(of a person) having dark hair and, often, dark eyes and darkish or olive skin.
a person, especially a female, with such coloration.
Contemporary Examples

The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis Richard Ben Cramer January 10, 2014
Jerry Sandusky Trial: The Defense Reveals Its Strategy Diane Dimond June 11, 2012
Real-Life Couples on Screen: Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, Brangelina, and More Amy Zimmerman April 30, 2014
The Shocking Death of Miss Honduras Romina Ruiz-Goiriena November 18, 2014
Amy Poehler Talks to Rachel Dratch About Her Memoir Amy Poehler March 25, 2012

Historical Examples

The Voice on the Wire Eustace Hale Ball
Life: Its True Genesis R. W. Wright
The Carlovingian Coins Eugne Sue
Against Odds Lawrence L. Lynch
New Italian sketches John Addington Symonds

a girl or woman with dark brown hair
dark brown: brunette hair


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