Definition of Chollas

1. Noun. (plural of cholla) ¹



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Definition of Chollas

1. cholla [n] - See also: cholla

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chollas

cholinester
cholinesterase
cholinesterase inhibitor
cholinesterase reactivator
cholinesterase reactivators
cholinesterases
cholinoceptive
cholinolytic
cholinomimetic
cholinomimetics
cholinoreactive
cholinoreceptors
cholis
cholistine sulphomethate sodium
cholla
chollas (current term)
choller
cholo
cholo-
choloalite
cholochrome
chololith
chololithiasis
chololithic
choloplania
cholopoiesis
cholorrhoea
cholos
choloscopy
cholothorax

Literary usage of Chollas

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1. The Wonders of the Colorado Desert (southern California) Its Rivers and Its by George Wharton James (1906)
"This year, 1905—6, has been a great year for water in the desert chollas on desert canyons, hence we have seen Deep Canyon at its best. ..."

2. History of San Diego, 1542-1908: An Account of the Rise and Progress of the by William Ellsworth Smythe (1907)
"... Protestant religious organization ever made in Old Town. Missions were also organized several years ago at National City. Coronado and chollas Valley. ..."

3. A Glossary of Words Used in Swaledale, Yorkshire by John Harland (1876)
"To be ' dour and chollas,' is to look dismal and act ... A chollas bit of wood,' wood worked with difficulty by the tool. ..."

4. The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany (1822)
"Now, if the “chollas” introduced the doctrines of the ... and chollas were civilized nations, ... (also lettered) preceded the chollas and the ..."

5. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"At length I heard them enter the chollas close at hand, uttering low notes; and then silence. I looked and saw one perched crouched, I think on a certain ..."

6. The Scientific Monthly by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1916)
"... or chollas, the barrel cacti, or bisnagas and above all the splendid fluted columns of the giant cactus or sahuaro. The latter is represented by but a ..."

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