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Col·o·rad·o

Colorado

 
pronunciation:
ka l rae do [or] ka l ra do
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a state in the western United States. Its capital is Denver. (abbreviated: CO)
 
definition 2: a river that flows southwest from this state to the Pacific Ocean.
Word History
Colorado means "colored red" in Spanish. Early Spanish explorers named the area for its red rocks.