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Brown refers to colors produced by mixing small intensities of red and green light. It is a darker form of orange and yellow.

An example of a brown color in the RGB color space has intensities [150, 75, 0] on a 0 to 255 scale. On a browser that supports visual formatting in Cascading Style Sheets, the following box should appear in this color:


The Sturmabteilung (SA) was known as brown shirts from the color of their uniform.

Brown is a short name for the U.S. Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka 347 US 483 1954, which desegregated public schools in the United States of America. See also Jim Crow.
Brown is also the surname of several famous people including

Charlie Brown is a cartoon character.
Mrs Brown is a 1997 movie about Queen Victoria and her Scottish servant, John Brown.

Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter is a 1968 movie starring Herman's Hermits.

Brown is also short for Brown University, an American Ivy League university.