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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vermilion \Ver*mil"ion\, v. t. To color with vermilion, or as if with vermilion; to dye red; to cover with a delicate red. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vermilion \Ver*mil"ion\, n. [F. vermillon. See Vermeil.] 1. (Chem.) A bright red pigment consisting of mercuric sulphide, obtained either from the mineral cinnabar or artificially. It has a fine red color, and is much used in coloring sealing wax, in printing, etc. [1913 Webster] Note: The kermes insect has long been used for dyeing red or scarlet. It was formerly known as the worm dye, vermiculus, or vermiculum, and the cloth was called vermiculatia. Hence came the French vermeil for any red dye, and hence the modern name vermilion, although the substance it denotes is very different from the kermes, being a compound of mercury and sulphur. --R. Hunt. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, a red color like the pigment; a lively and brilliant red; as, cheeks of vermilion. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

74 Moby Thesaurus words for "vermilion": Titian, Titian-red, bricky, cardinal, carmine, carnation, carnelian, cerise, cherry, cherry-colored, cherry-red, crimson, damask, ferruginous, fiery, fire-red, flame-colored, flame-red, flaming, glowing, gules, henna, hot, incarmined, incarnadine, inflame, inflamed, infrared, iron-red, lake-colored, laky, lateritious, lipstick, lobster-red, lurid, madder, maroon, miniate, port-wine, puce, red, red-dyed, red-ink, red-looking, redden, reddened, reddish, reddish-amber, reddish-brown, rouge, rubicund, rubify, rubiginous, rubric, rubricose, ruby, ruby-colored, ruby-red, ruddied, ruddle, ruddy, rufescent, rufous, rust, rust-red, rusty, scarlet, stammel, tile-red, vinaceous, warm, wine, wine-colored, wine-red
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Vermilion -- U.S. County in Illinois Population (2000): 83919 Housing Units (2000): 36349 Land area (2000): 899.080050 sq. miles (2328.606541 sq. km) Water area (2000): 3.056357 sq. miles (7.915927 sq. km) Total area (2000): 902.136407 sq. miles (2336.522468 sq. km) Located within: Illinois (IL), FIPS 17 Location: 40.156797 N, 87.692434 W Headwords: Vermilion Vermilion, IL Vermilion County Vermilion County, IL
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Vermilion -- U.S. Parish in Louisiana Population (2000): 53807 Housing Units (2000): 22461 Land area (2000): 1173.781395 sq. miles (3040.079728 sq. km) Water area (2000): 364.532580 sq. miles (944.135007 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1538.313975 sq. miles (3984.214735 sq. km) Located within: Louisiana (LA), FIPS 22 Location: 29.961979 N, 92.221910 W Headwords: Vermilion Vermilion, LA Vermilion Parish Vermilion Parish, LA
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Vermilion, OH -- U.S. city in Ohio Population (2000): 10927 Housing Units (2000): 4713 Land area (2000): 10.791184 sq. miles (27.949038 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.051579 sq. miles (0.133589 sq. km) Total area (2000): 10.842763 sq. miles (28.082627 sq. km) FIPS code: 79716 Located within: Ohio (OH), FIPS 39 Location: 41.417656 N, 82.344351 W ZIP Codes (1990): 44089 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Vermilion, OH Vermilion
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Vermilion, IL -- U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 239 Housing Units (2000): 105 Land area (2000): 0.762124 sq. miles (1.973891 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.762124 sq. miles (1.973891 sq. km) FIPS code: 77551 Located within: Illinois (IL), FIPS 17 Location: 39.580343 N, 87.588492 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Vermilion, IL Vermilion