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[hee-luh] /ˈhi lə/
a river flowing W from SW New Mexico across S Arizona to the Colorado River. 630 miles (1015 km) long. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • We were miles out in the Gila Desert and if ever there's a Hell on earth, it's there.

    The Vagrant Duke George Gibbs
  • Do you know why a Gila monster flops on his back when he bites?

    Bloom of Cactus Robert Ames Bennet
  • After she signalled Cochise you went and got bit by the Gila monster and saved her life.

    Bloom of Cactus Robert Ames Bennet
  • Figure 22 represents a Pueblo ruin in the Valley of the Gila.

  • When they have gone south, we can cross the Gila, and keep up the Azul or Prieto.

    The Scalp Hunters Mayne Reid
  • They are foes of the Apache and Navajo; their country lies down the Gila.

    The Scalp Hunters Mayne Reid
  • She'd merely say that instead of Gila monsters I was 'having' assassins.

    The Lady Doc

    Caroline Lockhart
  • It goes from Mexico to the Gila, about a hundred and fifty miles.

    Red Men and White Owen Wister
  • Yeller, all of 'em, yeller as the belly of a Gila River pizen lizard.

    Rimrock Trail J. Allan Dunn

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