Denver

[ den-ver ]
/ ˈdɛn vər /

noun

John Henry Deutschendorf, 1943–97, U.S. country singer.
a city in and the capital of Colorado, in the central part.

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British Dictionary definitions for Denver

Denver
/ (ˈdɛnvə) /

noun

a city in central Colorado: the state capital. Pop: 557 478 (2003 est)
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Cultural definitions for Denver

Denver

Capital of Colorado and the largest city in the state.

notes for Denver

Known as the “Mile-High City” because of its location at an altitude of 5,280 feet.
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