a migratory locust, Melanoplus spretus, that occurs in North America, especially the Great Plains, where swarms cause great damage to crops and other vegetation.
noun 1. a national park in N Colorado. 405 sq. mi. (1050 sq. km).
noun 1. mountain oyster.
noun 1. Rocky Mountain juniper. Rocky Mountain juniper noun 1. a juniper, Juniperus scopulorum, of western North America, that yields a soft, reddish wood used for making fences, pencils, etc., and that is also grown as an ornamental.
plural noun 1. the chief mountain system in North America, extending from central New Mexico to N Alaska. Highest peak, Mount McKinley, 20,300 feet (6187 meters). Rocky Mountains plural noun 1. the chief mountain system of W North America, extending from British Columbia to New Mexico: forms the Continental Divide. Highest peak: Mount Elbert, 4399 […]