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Colorado

Line breaks: Col|or¦ado
Pronunciation: /ˌkɒləˈrɑːdəʊ
 
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Definition of Colorado in English:

1A river which rises in the Rocky Mountains of northern Colorado and flows generally south-westwards for 2,333 km (1,468 miles) to the Gulf of California, passing through the Grand Canyon.
2A state in the central US; population 4,939,456 (est. 2008); capital, Denver. Colorado extends from the Great Plains in the east to the Rocky Mountains in the west. Part of it was acquired by the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 and the rest ceded by Mexico in 1848. It became the 38th state in 1876.

Derivatives

Coloradan

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noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • Of course, Coloradans could also vote from a perspective of maximizing the likely success of their preferred presidential candidate.
  • It's up to Coloradans to decide what they want to do with them.
  • The court apparently thought that Coloradans couldn't understand the same question that the citizens of California and Arizona could.

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