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sapphire in Geology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsapphiresap‧phire /ˈsæfaɪə $ -faɪr/ noun [countable, uncountable]  DCJHEGa transparent bright blue jewel
Examples from the Corpus
sapphireAnd here is a sapphire, and here a ruby.Bow-tie pins of enamel and sapphires sparkled behind glass set into black walls.Ormolu-cased sapphire lenses had replaced both eyes.I've designed all her costumes in either dark sapphire or emerald.Joanna had looked up at him, open adoration in her glowing sapphire eyes.Exquisitely matched sapphires if their eyes were blue.Her skin was peach colored, her nose was delicate, and her almond eyes were bright like star sapphires.It turned out that Joe had been wise to take into prison the sapphires and as much cash as possible.