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Facts about Orange

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Orange is the second color in the rainbow. Orange can be made by mixing red and yellow together. Orange is a bright and vibrant color that shares its name and color with a healthy fruit! Most people associate the color orange with sunsets, fire, pumpkins, and fruit. It’s also a color that is strongly associated with Halloween—which is a really popular holiday in America—and things like safety vests and traffic cones and Cheetos!

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Orange comes in a wide spectrum of colors. “Burnt Orange” is a dark reddish-orange color that is strongly associated with autumn in North America while “Tangerine” is a light orange that is often associated with the tropics. It is a color that is worn in both summer and winter and appears in the uniforms of several sports teams.

In Asia, orange symbolizes energy, vitality, cheer, excitement, adventure, warmth, and good health. In the religion called Hinduism that is widely practiced in India, orange is considered to be a sacred color. In Holland, orange is the color that symbolizes the Royal Family. Likewise, the color has come to represent the English Royal Family and Protestants in Northern Ireland. Orange and navy blue are also the colors of New York state and appear together on the state flag.

One final fun fact: in the English language no word rhymes with orange!

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