Definition of Colorado

1. Noun. A state in west central United States in the Rocky Mountains.

2. Noun. A river in Texas; flows southeast into the Gulf of Mexico.
Exact synonyms: Colorado River
Group relationships: Lone-star State, Texas, Tx
Generic synonyms: River

3. Noun. An important river in the southwestern United States; rises in the Rocky Mountains of northern Colorado and flows southwest through Utah into Arizona (where it flows through the Grand Canyon) and then southward through the southern tip of Nevada, then forming the border between California and Arizona and finally into Mexico where it empties into the Gulf of California; the main source of water in the southwestern United States.

Definition of Colorado

1. a. Reddish; -- often used in proper names of rivers or creeks.

Definition of Colorado

1. Proper noun. A (USstate) Capital and largest city: Denver. ¹

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Definition of Colorado

1. of medium strength and color -- used of cigars [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Colorado

Colombian Sign Language
Colombian crake
Colombian crakes
Colombian monetary unit
Colombian necktie
Colombian peso
Colonel Blimp
Colonel Blimps
Colonel Sanders
Colorado (current term)
Colorado Desert
Colorado Plateau
Colorado River
Colorado River hemp
Colorado Springs
Colorado beetle
Colorado beetles
Colorado blue spruce
Colorado fir
Colorado four o'clock
Colorado potato beetle
Colorado spruce
Colorado tick fever
Colored People's Time

Literary usage of Colorado

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
"THE Colorado BEETLE WE have already several times referred to this ... The Colorado beetle belongs to that subdivision of vegetable-feeding species ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"It would not secure directly the enforcement of the provision of paragraph 9 of the tripartite agreement, or the use of the right of way by the Colorado ..."

3. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"Verified from " The Constitution of the State of Colorado, Adopted in Convention, ... It was submitted to the people of Colorado and ratified July 1, 1876. ..."

4. The History of Political Parties in the Province of New York, 1760-1776 by Carl Lotus Becker (1908)
"CHAPTER II THE Colorado CITY STRIKE Smelters and reduction plants are located in Colorado at various centers of population throughout the state. ..."

5. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1905)
"Since he has prac- n Colorado: the greater part of this time in r. He is the author of Mills' Annotated Stat- Colorado in three volumes; Mills' Annotated ,f ..."

6. Transactions by American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, Metallurgical Society of AIME, Society of Mining Engineers of AIME., Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (U.S.). (1920)
"(Colorado Mooting, September, 1918) THE metallurgical fuel of Colorado, Utah, and New Mexico has been a very tardy member in the caravan of western ..."

7. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"This diary is valuable to students of archeology, as it contains the first reference to a prehistoric ruin in the confines of the present state of Colorado, ..."

8. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1908)
"Colorado and Prussia, Oligocène and Miocene. Rohwer. (¡042. ... Colorado, Florissant shales. Rohwer. 6043. Saperda (? ..."

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