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Definition of the noun colorado

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noun - plural: -

  1. a state in west central United States in the Rocky Mountains
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • synonyms of Colorado: Centennial State / CO / Colo.
    • instance of: American state = one of the 50 states of the United States
    • part of: America / the States / U.S. / U.S.A. / United States / United States of America / US / USA = North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
    • parts:
      • Mesa Verde National Park = a national park in Colorado containing prehistoric cliff dwellings
      • Rocky Mountain National Park = a national park in Colorado having mountains and lakes and streams and forests
      • Boulder = a town in north central Colorado
      • Colorado Springs = a city in east central Colorado on the eastern edge of the Rocky Mountains
      • capital of Colorado / Mile-High City / Denver = the state capital and largest city of Colorado
      • Pueblo = a city in Colorado to the south of Colorado Springs
      • Arkansas River / Arkansas = a river that rises in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado and flows southeast through Kansas and Oklahoma and through Arkansas to become a tributary of the Mississippi River
      • Colorado River = an important river in the southwestern United States; rises in the Rocky Mountains of northern Colorado and flows southwest through Utah into Arizona (where it flows through the Grand Canyon) and then southward through the southern tip of Nevada, then forming the border between California and Arizona and finally into Mexico where it empties into the Gulf of California
      • Colorado Plateau = a large plateau to the south and west of the Rocky Mountains; abuts mountains on the north and east and ends in an escarpment overlooking lowlands to the south and west
      • North Platte River / North Platte = a river that rises in northern Colorado and flows northward into Wyoming and then eastward and southeastward through Nebraska where it joins the South Platte to form the Platte River
      • Pike's Peak = a mountain peak in the Rockies in central Colorado
      • Republican River / Republican = a tributary of the Kansas River that flows from eastern Colorado eastward through Nebraska and Kansas
      • San Juan Mountains = a mountain range in southwestern Colorado that is part of the Rocky Mountains
      • Mount Sherman / Sherman = a peak in the Rocky Mountains in central Colorado
      • South Platte River / South Platte = a tributary of the Platte River


  1. Colorado is a U.S. state encompassing most of the Southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains. Colorado is part of the Western United States, the Southwestern United States, and the Mountain States. Colorado is the 8th most extensive and the 22nd most populous of the 50 United States. The United States Census Bureau estimates that the population of Colorado was 5,268,367 on July 1, 2013, an increase of 4.76% since the 2010 United States Census.
  2. Colorado is a side platformed RTD light rail station in Denver, Colorado, United States. Operating as part of the E, F and H Lines, the station was opened on November 17, 2006, and is operated by the Regional Transportation District. The station is located next to the Colorado Center, a large movie theater and office building complex. Colorado features a public art sculpture entitled Big Boots, which was created by Ries Niemi and dedicated in 2006.
  3. Colorado a.k.a. Colorado, Texas: Colorado is an unincorporated community in Bastrop County, Texas, United States. Its elevation is 351 feet.
  4. Colorado is a Building in Stuttgart, Germany.

There are other places with in their name, like El Colorado, Río Colorado, Alto Colorado, Ceru Colorado, Colorado City, Pozo Colorado, Aspen Colorado, Colorado River, Colorado Trail, Tambo Colorado, Colorado County, Colorado Desert, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, crystal colorado, Colorado do Oeste, Old Colorado City, San Juan Colorado, Colorado Territory.


Who is Colorado?

Colorado a.k.a. Miguel Ángel Torrén is an Argentine football defender who plays for Argentinos Juniors.


Colorado is a musical group.


Colorado was a British Thoroughbred racehorse and sire. He won the 2000 Guineas in 1926 and the Eclipse Stakes in 1927. He was also noted for his rivalry with the Derby winner Coronach whom he defeated on three of their four meetings.

  • born in (93 years ago)


  1. "Colorado" was the Dutch entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1979, performed in Dutch by the six-piece group Xandra, fronted by Sandra Reemer.
  2. "Colorado" is the third album by Czech hard rock band Kabát, released on September 7, 1994.
    • genre: Hard rock
    • released on (21 years ago)
  3. "Colorado" is a composition.
  4. "Colorado" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  5. "Colorado" is a musical EP of Colorado.
  6. "Colorado" is a musical single of The Dambuilders.
    • released in (20 years ago)
  7. "Colorado" is a musical album of Tina.
    • released on (16 years ago)
  8. "Colorado" is a musical album of 19 Wheels.


"Colorado" is a book by Louis Bromfield.

  • genre: Travel
  • subjects: Mountain, United States of America, Colorado


  1. "Colorado" is a 1940 American Western film directed by Joseph Kane and starring Roy Rogers.
  2. "Colorado" a.k.a. "Run for Cover" is a 1955 western film directed by Nicholas Ray, starring James Cagney, Viveca Lindfors, and in his final film, Jean Hersholt. Distributed by Paramount Pictures, this film was made in VistaVision.


Colorado is a solitaire card game which is played using two decks of playing cards. It is a game of card building which belongs to the same family as Strategy, Sir Tommy, Calculation and Sly Fox.


Colorado a.k.a. Sport Club Internacional is a Brazilian multisport club based in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul. Although they compete in a number of different sports, Internacional is mostly known for its association football team. Internacional plays in the Campeonato Gaúcho, the state of Rio Grande do Sul's premier state league, as well as in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, the top tier of the Brazilian football league system. They play in red shirts and white shorts and socks, the first of which give the team its nickname of Colorado. The team's home stadium, known as "Gigante da Beira-Rio", was one of the twelve 2014 FIFA World Cup venues and has a capacity of 50,128.

Phrases with Colorado

Phrases starting with the word Colorado:

  1. Colorado Bur
  2. colorado fir
  3. Colorado Rush
  4. Colorado Aletes
  5. Colorado Alpine
  6. colorado beetle
  7. colorado desert
  8. Colorado Fescue
  9. Colorado Pinyon
  10. colorado spruce
  11. Colorado Currant
  12. Colorado Frasera
  13. Colorado Gumweed

Phrases ending with the word Colorado:

  1. Pero Colorado
  2. Zale Colorado
  3. Pinus Colorado
  4. Roble Colorado
  5. Abrojo Colorado
  6. Bejuco Colorado
  7. Xestia colorado

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Colorado

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Google previewAmerican Government and Politics Today, 2014-2015 (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Colorado is a U.S. state encompassing most ...

Google previewCentral Colorado - Aspen, Vail, Crested Butte, Steamboat Springs, Rocky Mountain National Park & Beyond (2013)

by Curtis Casewit

Travel Strategies & Helpful Facts Colorado is a large, spread-out area. If you've booked a multi-day outfitted trip, the operator may be able to meet you at the closest airport. Otherwise, a car will be needed. Rentals are available in many places, ...

Google previewCity Politics (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Colorado is a U.S. state encompassing most...

Colorado is the 8th most extensive and the 22nd most populous of the 50 United States. Ohio is a state in the Midwestern United States. Ohio is ...

Google previewRocky Mountain Divide (1993)

Selling and Saving the West by John Burghardt Wright

collective national unconscious, Colorado is the Rockies archetype. However, as is often the case with such perceptions, precisely the opposite is true. Colorado is spectacularly unique in nearly every respect relative to all other Rocky ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Information Technology and Security (2007)

Colorado Health Information Exchange The Colorado Health Information ...

Google previewBowhunter's Encyclopedia (1992)

by Dwight R. Schuh

Colorado, with 104,247 square miles, is without question the most popular western state for nonresident hunters. This state produces the highest elk kill in the United States, and it grows the biggest mule deer. Many large ranches ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Climate and Weather (2011)

by Dr. Stephen H. Schneider, Dr. Michael Mastrandrea, Terry L. Root

In parts of the southwest United States, expansion of residential areas has generated fierce competition for the available water supply, much of it from the Colorado River system. Southern Nevada gets nearly 90 percent of its water supply from ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

Kansas,Nevada,Oregon Alabama,Arizona, Florida,Georgia, Indiana,Montana, NewYork,Vermont, Wyoming Arkansas,Colorado, Delaware,Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Virginia Louisiana, Minnesota, ...

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Quotes about Colorado

Enrollment in Colorado is expected to expand about 25 percent in seven years. It's very difficult to find those additional funds. Therefore, I think you're probably going to have increased pressure on tuition. (Roy Romer)
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Scrabble value of C3O1L1O1R1A1D2O1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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