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Colorado

(Encyclopedia) Colorado kōlōrä´ᵺō [key], river, c.550 mi (885 km) long, rising from tributaries in the Andes and flowing SE across S central Argentina to the Atlantic Ocean. It marks the northern limi...

Colorado Overview

(Encyclopedia) Colorado kŏlərăd´ə, –răd´ō, –rä´dō [key], state, W central United States, one of the Rocky Mt. states. It is bordered by Wyoming (N), Nebraska (N, E), Kansas (E), Oklahoma and N...

Colorado

(Encyclopedia) Colorado 1 kŏlərăd´ə, –răd´ō, –rä´dō 2 kŏlərā´də, –rä´də [key]. 1 Great river of the SW United States, 1,450 mi (2,334 km) long, rising in t...

Colorado Springs

(Encyclopedia) Colorado Springs, city (1990 pop. 281,140), seat of El Paso co., central Colo., on Monument and Fountain creeks, at the foot of Pikes Peak ; inc. 1886. It is a year-round resort and a boo...

Colorado Plateau

(Encyclopedia) Colorado Plateau, physiographic region of SW North America, c.150,000 sq mi (388,500 sq km), in Arizona, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico, including the Four Corners area. It is characteri...

Colorado

Capital: Denver State abbreviation/Postal code: Colo./CO Governor: John Hickenlooper, D (to Jan. 2019) Lieut. Governor: Donna Lynne, D (to Jan. 2019) Senators: Michael Farrand Benn…

Colorado State University

(Encyclopedia) Colorado State University, at Fort Collins; land-grant with state and federal support; chartered 1870, opened 1879 as an agricultural college, assumed present name in 1957. There is a veterinar...