[kol-uh-rad-oh, -rah-doh; for 4 also Spanish kaw-law-rah-th aw] /ˌkɒl əˈræd oʊ, -ˈrɑ doʊ; for 4 also Spanish ˌkɔ lɔˈrɑ ðɔ/
a state in the W United States. 104,247 sq. mi. (270,000 sq. km).
Abbreviation: CO (for use with zip code), Col., Colo.
a river flowing SW from N Colorado through Utah and Arizona into the Gulf of California: Grand Canyon; Boulder Dam. 1450 miles (2335 km) long.
a river flowing SE from W Texas to the Gulf of Mexico. 840 miles (1350 km) long.
Rí·o [ree-oh;; Spanish ree-aw] /ˈri oʊ;; Spanish ˈri ɔ/ (Show IPA) a river in central Argentina, flowing SE from the Andes to the Atlantic Ocean. 530 miles (853 km) long.
a state of the central US: consists of the Great Plains in the east and the Rockies in the west; drained chiefly by the Colorado, Arkansas, South Platte, and Rio Grande Rivers. Capital: Denver. Pop: 4 550 688 (2003 est). Area: 269 998 sq km (104 247 sq miles) Abbreviation Colo., (with zip code) CO
a river in SW North America, rising in the Rocky Mountains and flowing southwest to the Gulf of California: famous for the 1600 km (1000 miles) of canyons along its course. Length: about 2320 km (1440 miles)
a river in central Texas, flowing southeast to the Gulf of Mexico. Length: about 1450 km (900 miles)
a river in central Argentina, flowing southeast to the Atlantic. Length: about 850 km (530 miles)
U.S. state (organized as a territory 1861, admitted as a state 1876), named for the river, Spanish Rio Colorado, from colorado “ruddy, reddish,” literally “colored,” past participle of colorar “to color, dye, paint,” from Latin colorare (see coloration).
State in the west-central United States in the Rocky Mountains, bordered by Wyoming and Nebraska to the north, Nebraska and Kansas to the east, Oklahoma and New Mexico to the south, and Utah to the west. Its capital and largest city is Denver.
noun 1. .
noun 1. an arid region in SE California, W of the Colorado River. About 2500 sq. mi. (6475 sq. km). noun 1. an arid region of SE California and NW Mexico, west of the Colorado River. Area: over 5000 sq km (2000 sq miles)
[kol-uh-rad-oh-ahyt, -rah-doh-] /ˌkɒl əˈræd oʊˌaɪt, -ˈrɑ doʊ-/ noun 1. a mineral, mercury telluride, HgTe, occurring in the form of grayish-black masses.
- Colorado koolaid
noun Coors2 beer: Colorado koolaid is always advertised on television [1970s+; fr KoolAid2 , a soft-drink powder; the beer is brewed in Colorado]