City in Vietnam. Hue was the capitol before occupation by the French. The city was mostly destroyed during the Tet Offensive in 1968.

Hue (?), n. [OE. hew, heow, color, shape, form, AS. hiw, heow; akin to Sw. hy skin, complexion, Goth. hiwi form, appearance.]


Color or shade of color; tint; dye.

"Flowers of all hue."


Hues of the rich unfolding morn. Keble.

2. Painting

A predominant shade in a composition of primary colors; a primary color modified by combination with others.


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Hue, n. [OE. hue, huer, to hoot, shout, prob. fr. OF. hu an exclamation.]

A shouting or vociferation.

Hue and cry Law, a loud outcry with which felons were anciently pursued, and which all who heard it were obliged to take up, joining in the pursuit till the malefactor was taken; in later usage, a written proclamation issued on the escape of a felon from prison, requiring all persons to aid in retaking him.



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