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 adj.— «Andrea Simon, 31, of the Northeastside, is the daughter of a black mother and a white, Jewish father. “What I call myself is a “blue,” for black and Jew,” said Simon, the owner of a marketing firm.» —“In loving color” by Courtenay Edelhart Indianapolis Star (Indiana) June 18, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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