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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Colorado  \Col`o*ra"do\,  a.  [Sp.,  red.] 
  1.  Reddish;  --  often  used  in  proper  names  of  rivers  or 
  creeks.  [Southwestern  U.  S.] 
 
  2.  Medium  in  color  and  strength;  --  said  of  cigars.  [Cant] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Colorado 
  n  1:  a  state  in  west  central  United  States  in  the  Rocky  Mountains 
  [syn:  {Colorado},  {Centennial  State}] 
  2:  a  river  in  Texas;  flows  southeast  into  the  Gulf  of  Mexico 
  [syn:  {Colorado},  {Colorado  River}] 
  3:  a  river  in  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  forming  the  border  between 
  California  and  Arizona  and  finally  into  Mexico  where  it 
  empties  into  the  Gulf  of  California;  an  important  source 
  of  water  in  the  southwestern  United  States  [syn:  {Colorado}, 
  {Colorado  River}] 




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