Definition of Colorado in English:


Syllabification: Col·o·rad·o
Pronunciation: /ˌkäləˈrädō, -ˈradō
  • 1A river that rises in the Rocky Mountains of northern Colorado and flows southwest for 1,468 miles (2,333 km) to the Gulf of California. It passes through the Grand Canyon.
  • 2A river that flows east for 900 miles (1,450 km) across Texas, from the Llano Estacado to the Gulf of Mexico. Austin is situated on it.
  • 3A state in the central US; population 4,939,456 (est. 2008); capital, Denver; statehood, Aug. 1, 1876 (38). Part of Colorado was acquired by the US with the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 and the rest was ceded by Mexico in 1848.



Pronunciation: /-ˈrädn, -ˈradn/
noun & adjective
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  • 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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