What does the word turquoise mean?

Usage examples for turquoise

  1. From now on, you'll have about as much privacy at that apartment in Turquoise Towers as you'd enjoy on the stage of Dhergabar Opera House. – Time Crime by H. Beam Piper
  2. And I slept that night in the great front bedroom, the ceiling of which is of diamond and turquoise. – The River and I by John G. Neihardt
  3. Derby day dawned as fair as turquoise sky and radiant sun could make it. – Blister Jones by John Taintor Foote