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Little Colorado

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. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The river up which they trapped for two days was probably the Little Colorado, which comes in from the southeast.

  • Through the plain a valley runs to the north, and then east to the Little Colorado.

  • Over the sides we clambered, however, and were ferried across the treacherous and glassy waters of the Little Colorado.

    Vanished Arizona Martha Summerhayes
  • This is only a few miles west of the junction with the Little Colorado.

    Our Italy Charles Dudley Warner
  • On the northeast side of the Little Colorado a great mesa country stretches far to the northward.

  • When we reached the Little Colorado, we followed Smolley implicitly as we forded the stream.

    I Married a Ranger Dama Margaret Smith
  • 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
  • Having heard that the Little Colorado was subject to drying up, we thought this was perhaps the dry bed of the river.

  • They predicted that our people would yet move into the country south of them, and would travel with wagons up the Little Colorado.

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

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