Colorado
geographical name 1. river 1450 miles (2334 kilometers) SW United States & NW Mexico rising in N Colorado & flowing SW into Gulf of California 2. river 600 miles (950 kilometers) S Texas flowing SE into Gulf of Mexico 3. state W United States capital Denver area 104,247 square miles (271,042 square kilometers), population 4,301,261 4. river 530 miles (853 kilometers) central Argentina flowing SE to the Atlantic • Coloradan adjective or nounColoradoan adjective or noun

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  • COLORADO — COLORADO, U.S. state. Colorado was still an untamed wilderness when the discovery of gold near Pike s Peak in 1858 brought the area to the nation s attention. By the spring of 1859, fortune seekers began to arrive in droves. During the big… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Colorado — • The thirty fifth, in point of admission, of the United States of America Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Colorado     Colorado      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • colorado — colorado, da (Del lat. colorātus, de colorāre, colorar). 1. adj. Que tiene color. 2. Que por naturaleza o arte tiene color más o menos rojo. 3. Dicho de una cosa: Que se funda en alguna apariencia de razón o de justicia. 4. R. Dom. Tostado por el …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Colorado — état de l O. des È. U.; 269 998 km²; 3 294 000 hab.; cap. Denver. Les Rocheuses couvrent la quasi totalité de l état. Le climat est aride. L irrigation des vallées a étendu les cult. Le sous sol est riche: argent, or, molybdène, charbon, pétrole …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Colorado — (Розье лЭглетон,Франция) Категория отеля: Адрес: Le Goutal Route de Lapleau, 19300 Розье л Эглетон …   Каталог отелей

  • colorado — colorado, da adjetivo 1. De color rojo: Tiene una mancha colorada en el pantalón. Frases y locuciones 1. colorín* colorado, este cuento se ha acabado. ponerse colorado Ponerse (la cara de una persona) roja, generalmente a causa de la vergüenza:… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Colorado — [käl΄ə rad′ō, kal΄ərä′dō] [< Sp name of the river, Río Colorado, lit., reddish brown river] 1. Mountain State of the W U.S.: admitted, 1876; 103,718 sq mi (268,627 sq km); pop. 4,301,000; cap. Denver: abbrev. CO or Colo 2. Colorado river in SW …   English World dictionary

  • colorado — colorado, da adjetivo rojo*, arrebol. ▌ poner colorado locución avergonzar, abochornar, ruborizar. Existe la posibilidad de que la locución sea pronominal: ponerse colorado. En ese caso, los mismos sinónimos se emplearán como verbos pronominales …   Diccionario de sinónimos y antónimos

  • Colorado — the U.S. state (organized as a territory 1861, admitted as a state 1876) is named for the river, Sp. Rio Colorado, from colorado ruddy, reddish, lit. colored, pp. of colorar to color, dye, paint, from L. colorare (see COLORATION (Cf. coloration)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Colorado — Col o*ra do, a. [Sp., red.] 1. Reddish; often used in proper names of rivers or creeks. [Southwestern U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. Medium in color and strength; said of cigars. [Cant] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Colorādo — (spr. Kolorehdo), 1) (Rio C., C. of the West, Red River), Strom im Westen der Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika, entspringt auf den Rocky Mountains in 2 Quellenarmen, als Green River auf den Wind River Mountains u. Grand River auf der Sierra… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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