Colorado

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English[edit]

Map of US highlighting Colorado

Etymology[edit]

After the Colorado River, from Spanish colorado ‎(colored, red, reddish), because of the reddish-brown color of its water.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /kɑləˈrædoʊ/, /kɑləˈrɑdoʊ/
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  • Rhymes: -ædəʊ

Proper noun[edit]

Colorado

  1. In the USA:
    1. A state of the United States of America Capital and largest city: Denver.
    2. A ghost town in California
    3. An unincorporated community in Texas
  2. In Brazil:
    1. A municipality in the state of Paraná, Brazil.
    2. A municipality in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
  3. In the Dominican Republic:
    1. A village in the Dominican Republic

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Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Colorado m

  1. Colorado (a river in North America, located between the United States and Mexico)
  2. Colorado (a state of the United States)
  3. A town and municipality in Paraná, Brazil.
  4. A town and municipality in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

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Colorado n

  1. Colorado (U.S. State)

Spanish[edit]

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Colorado m

  1. Colorado

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