Definition of Colorado Desert

1. Noun. An arid region of southeastern California.

Generic synonyms: Desert
Group relationships: Ca, Calif., California, Golden State

Lexicographical Neighbors of Colorado Desert

Colombian crake
Colombian crakes
Colombian monetary unit
Colombian necktie
Colombian peso
Colonel Blimp
Colonel Blimps
Colonel Sanders
Colorado Desert (current term)
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 Desert

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

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1881)
"BOTANIZING ON THE Colorado Desert. BY EDWARD LEE GREENE. IL BETWEEN Coyote Wells and the next station lie some twenty- two miles of almost uninterrupted ..."

2. The Beginnings of San Francisco: From the Expedition of Anza, 1774, to the by Zoeth Skinner Eldredge (1912)
"... 15 THE Colorado Desert In order to realize Anza's great achievement, one has but to read the passage of this desert by the advance guard of the Army of ..."

3. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1876)
"... Colorado Desert (Blake, Coulter); Guadalupe Island (l'aimer); aud iu the ulterior to New Mexico and Mexico. ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1908)
"Destruction of the Salt-Works in the Colorado Desert by the Salton Sea. BY WM. ... This depressed area is now generally known as the Colorado desert, ..."

5. Botanical Features of North American Deserts by Daniel Trembly MacDougal (1908)
"Lands, the Staked Plains of Texas, the Chihuahua Desert, the Great Basin, and the Colorado Desert were shown approximately within the districts which may ..."

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