Colorado Desert


noun
  1. an arid region in SE California, W of the Colorado River. About 2,500 sq. mi. (6,475 sq. km).

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How to use Colorado Desert in a sentence

  • Without a doubt the Yumans of the peninsula entered long before the advent of pottery-making in the Colorado Desert region.

  • The key to its peculiarity, aside from its southern exposure, is the Colorado Desert.

    Our Italy | Charles Dudley Warner
  • Down in the Colorado Desert is a well which is bringing its owner a fortune.

    The Mystic Mid-Region | Arthur J. Burdick
  • The work of reclaiming the Colorado Desert was begun in 1900.

    The Mystic Mid-Region | Arthur J. Burdick
  • The whole of this region is comprehended under the name of Colorado Desert.

British Dictionary definitions for Colorado Desert

Colorado Desert

noun
  1. an arid region of SE California and NW Mexico, west of the Colorado River. Area: over 5000 sq km (2000 sq miles)

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