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  4  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Orange  \Or"ange\,  n.  [F.;  cf  It  arancia  arancio  LL  arangia 
  Sp  naranjia,  Pg  laranja;  all  fr  Ar  n[=a]ranj,  Per. 
  n[=a]ranj,  n[=a]rang;  cf  Skr.  n[=a]ranga  orange  tree.  The  o- 
  in  F.  orange  is  due  to  confusion  with  or  gold,  L.  aurum, 
  because  the  orange  resembles  gold  in  color.] 
  1.  The  fruit  of  a  tree  of  the  genus  {Citrus}  ({C. 
  Aurantium}).  It  is  usually  round,  and  consists  of  pulpy 
  carpels,  commonly  ten  in  number,  inclosed  in  a  leathery 
  rind,  which  is  easily  separable,  and  is  reddish  yellow 
  when  ripe. 
  Note:  There  are  numerous  varieties  of  oranges;  as  the 
  {bitter  orange},  which  is  supposed  to  be  the  original 
  stock;  the  {navel  orange},  which  has  the  rudiment  of  a 
  second  orange  imbedded  in  the  top  of  the  fruit;  the 
  {blood  orange},  with  a  reddish  juice;  and  the  {horned 
  orange},  in  which  the  carpels  are  partly  separated. 
  2.  (Bot.)  The  tree  that  bears  oranges;  the  orange  tree. 
  3.  The  color  of  an  orange;  reddish  yellow. 
  {Mandarin  orange}.  See  {Mandarin}. 
  {Mock  orange}  (Bot.),  any  species  of  shrubs  of  the  genus 
  {Philadelphus},  which  have  whitish  and  often  fragrant 
  {Native  orange},  or  {Orange  thorn}  (Bot.),  an  Australian 
  shrub  ({Citriobatus  parviflorus});  also  its  edible  yellow 
  {Orange  bird}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  tanager  of  Jamaica  ({Tanagra 
  zena});  --  so  called  from  its  bright  orange  breast. 
  {Orange  cowry}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  large  handsome  cowry 
  ({Cypr[ae]a  aurantia}),  highly  valued  by  collectors  of 
  shells  on  account  of  its  rarity. 
  {Orange  grass}  (Bot.),  an  inconspicuous  annual  American  plant 
  ({Hypericum  Sarothra}),  having  minute,  deep  yellow 
  {Orange  oil}  (Chem.),  an  oily,  terpenelike  substance  obtained 
  from  orange  rind,  and  distinct  from  neroli  oil,  which  is 
  obtained  from  the  flowers. 
  {Orange  pekoe},  a  kind  of  black  tea. 
  {Orange  pippin},  an  orange-colored  apple  with  acid  flavor. 
  {Quito  orange},  the  orangelike  fruit  of  a  shrubby  species  of 
  nightshade  ({Solanum  Quitoense}),  native  in  Quito. 
  {Orange  scale}  (Zo["o]l.)  any  species  of  scale  insects  which 
  infests  orange  trees;  especially,  the  purple  scale 
  ({Mytilaspis  citricola}),  the  long  scale  ({M.  Gloveri}), 
  and  the  red  scale  ({Aspidiotus  Aurantii}). 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Orange  \Or"ange\,  a. 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  an  orange;  of  the  color  of  an  orange; 
  reddish  yellow;  as  an  orange  ribbon. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  similar  to  the  color  of  a  ripe  orange  [syn:  {orangish}] 
  n  1:  round  yellow  to  orange  fruit  of  any  of  several  citrus  trees 
  2:  any  of  a  range  of  colors  between  red  and  yellow  [syn:  {orangeness}] 
  3:  any  citrus  tree  bearing  oranges  [syn:  {orange  tree}] 
  4:  any  pigment  producing  the  orange  color 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
  Orange,  CA  (city,  FIPS  53980) 
  Location:  33.80525  N,  117.82400  W 
  Population  (1990):  110658  (38018  housing  units) 
  Area:  60.4  sq  km  (land),  1.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  92665,  92666,  92668,  92669 
  Orange,  CT  (CDP,  FIPS  57670) 
  Location:  41.27945  N,  73.02587  W 
  Population  (1990):  12830  (4544  housing  units) 
  Area:  44.5  sq  km  (land),  0.6  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  06477 
  Orange,  MA  (CDP,  FIPS  51230) 
  Location:  42.59424  N,  72.30426  W 
  Population  (1990):  3791  (1516  housing  units) 
  Area:  11.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Orange,  NJ  (CDP,  FIPS  55020) 
  Location:  40.76820  N,  74.23644  W 
  Population  (1990):  29925  (12318  housing  units) 
  Area:  5.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  07050 
  Orange,  OH  (village,  FIPS  58604) 
  Location:  41.43850  N,  81.47204  W 
  Population  (1990):  2810  (1047  housing  units) 
  Area:  9.4  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Orange,  TX  (city,  FIPS  54132) 
  Location:  30.10392  N,  93.75818  W 
  Population  (1990):  19381  (8532  housing  units) 
  Area:  55.5  sq  km  (land),  4.2  sq  km  (water) 
  Orange,  VA  (town,  FIPS  59496) 
  Location:  38.24698  N,  78.11139  W 
  Population  (1990):  2582  (1063  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 

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