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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Umber  \Um"ber\,  n.  [F.  ombre  ocherous  ore  of  iron,  terre 
  d'ombre,  It  terra  d'ombra,  literally,  earth  of  shadow  or 
  shade,  L.  umbra  shadow,  shade.  Cf  {Umber},  3  &  4, 
  {Umbrage}.] 
  1.  (Paint.)  A  brown  or  reddish  pigment  used  in  both  oil  and 
  water  colors,  obtained  from  certain  natural  clays 
  variously  colored  by  the  oxides  of  iron  and  manganese.  It 
  is  commonly  heated  or  burned  before  being  used  and  is 
  then  called  {burnt  umber};  when  not  heated,  it  is  called 
  {raw  umber}.  See  {Burnt  umber},  below. 
 
  2.  An  umbrere.  [Obs.] 
 
  3.  [F.  ombre,  umbre,  L.  umbra.]  (Zo["o]l.)  See  {Grayling},  1. 
 
  4.  [Cf.  NL  scopus  umbretta,  F.  ombrette;  probably  fr  L. 
  umbra  shade,  in  allusion  to  its  dark  brown  color.  See 
  {Umber}  a  pigment.]  (Zo["o]l.)  An  African  wading  bird 
  ({Scopus  umbretta})  allied  to  the  storks  and  herons.  It  is 
  dull  dusky  brown,  and  has  a  large  occipital  crest.  Called 
  also  {umbrette},  {umbre},  and  {umber  bird}. 
 
  {Burnt  umber}  (Paint.),  a  pigment  made  by  burning  raw  umber, 
  which  is  changed  by  this  process  from  an  olive  brown  to  a 
  bright  reddish  brown. 
 
  {Cologne},  or  {German},  {umber},  a  brown  pigment  obtained 
  from  lignite.  See  {Cologne  earth}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cologne  \Co*logne"\,  n.  [Originally  made  in  Cologne,  the  French 
  name  of  K["o]ln,  a  city  in  Germany.] 
  A  perfumed  liquid,  composed  of  alcohol  and  certain  aromatic 
  oils,  used  in  the  toilet;  --  called  also  {cologne  water}  and 
  {eau  de  cologne}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Cologne 
  n  1:  a  commercial  center  in  western  Germany  on  the  Rhine  River 
  [syn:  {Cologne},  {Koln}] 
  2:  a  perfumed  liquid  made  of  essential  oils  and  alcohol  [syn:  {cologne 
  water},  {eau  de  cologne}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Cologne,  MN  (city,  FIPS  12664) 
  Location:  44.77160  N,  93.78802  W 
  Population  (1990):  563  (232  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.7  sq  km  (land),  0.3  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  55322 
  Cologne,  VA 
  Zip  code(s):  23037 




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