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Little Colorado

noun
1.
a river flowing NW from E Arizona to the E edge of the Grand Canyon, where it flows into the Colorado River. 315 miles (507 km) long.
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  • Through the plain a valley runs to the north, and then east to the Little Colorado.

  • This is only a few miles west of the junction with the Little Colorado.

    Our Italy Charles Dudley Warner
  • When we reached the Little Colorado, we followed Smolley implicitly as we forded the stream.

    I Married a Ranger Dama Margaret Smith
  • The pottery picked up on the surface resembles that of the ruins of the Little Colorado and Gila.

  • Its waters are very muddy in springtime, which is the only time of the year that it flows into the Little Colorado.

  • Having heard that the Little Colorado was subject to drying up, we thought this was perhaps the dry bed of the river.

  • The first night out from the Little Colorado we camped at a mail station which had two men in charge.

  • Soon the waters began to subside, and the tree grounded near to where the Little Colorado now is.

  • Garces found his way down to the Little Colorado by means of a side canyon and got out again on the other side in the same way.

    The Romance of the Colorado River Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
  • But in reality the Colorado at this particular point is very tame, and when we were there the Little Colorado was a lamb.

    The Romance of the Colorado River Frederick S. Dellenbaugh

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