colorado: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kol"u-rad'ō, -rä'dō), [key]
— adj.
  1. (of cigars) of medium color and strength.


Pronunciation: (kol"u-rad'ō, -rä'dō), [key]
— n.
  1. a state in the W United States. 2,888,834; 104,247 sq. mi. (270,000 sq. km). Cap.: Denver. Abbr.: CO (for use with zip code), Col., Colo.
  2. a river flowing SW from N Colorado through Utah and Arizona into the Gulf of California: Grand Canyon; Boulder Dam. 1450 mi. (2335 km) long.
  3. a river flowing SE from W Texas to the Gulf of Mexico. 840 mi. (1350 km) long.
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