- JohnHenry Deutschendorf, 1943–97, U.S. country singer.
- a city in and the capital of Colorado, in the central part.
- a state in the W United States. 104,247 sq. mi. (270,000 sq. km). Capital: Denver. Abbreviation: CO (for use with zip code), Col., Colo.
- a river flowing SW from N Colorado through Utah and Arizona into the Gulf of California: Grand Canyon; Boulder Dam. 1450 miles (2335 km) long.
- a river flowing SE from W Texas to the Gulf of Mexico. 840 miles (1350 km) long.
- Rí·o [ree-oh; Spanish ree-aw] /ˈri oʊ; Spanish ˈri ɔ/, a river in central Argentina, flowing SE from the Andes to the Atlantic Ocean. 530 miles (853 km) long.
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Contemporary Examples of denver
In October, he traveled to Denver with Fry to support his work with LGBT rights organization The Matthew Sheppard Foundation.Meet Stephen Fry’s Future Husband (Who Is Less Than Half His Age)
January 6, 2015
Portable snacks are good to have on hand, too, says Jessica Crandall, RDN, Denver Wellness & Nutrition Director.5 Hangover Cures to Save You After a Few Too Many
December 19, 2014
Then we were dropping in on some cabaret in Denver, or perhaps it was a restaurant in Nevada.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days
December 13, 2014
“I am just floored by this,” Jo Farrell, now 83, told The Denver Post eight years ago when the allegations first surfaced.‘I Saved My Friend From Bill Cosby’
December 3, 2014
Thus far, the most talked-about Green Friday hotspot is Denver dispensary the Grass Station.Colorado Weed Dispensaries Celebrate ‘Green Friday’
November 28, 2014
Historical Examples of denver
Why didn't you do as I told you—hang to the bridle and fight Denver off with your whip?Chip, of the Flying U
B. M. Bower
Once in the White Sea, the Denver was made ready for instant action.
From their altitude of four thousand feet, they could see the Denver.
Moreover, she would soon be in Denver, on her way back home.The Heart of Thunder Mountain
Edfrid A. Bingham
McGuire had developed it with capital from Denver, built a narrow gauge in.The Vagrant Duke
- a city in central Colorado: the state capital. Pop: 557 478 (2003 est)
- a state of the central US: consists of the Great Plains in the east and the Rockies in the west; drained chiefly by the Colorado, Arkansas, South Platte, and Rio Grande Rivers. Capital: Denver. Pop: 4 550 688 (2003 est). Area: 269 998 sq km (104 247 sq miles)Abbreviation: Colo., (with zip code) CO
- a river in SW North America, rising in the Rocky Mountains and flowing southwest to the Gulf of California: famous for the 1600 km (1000 miles) of canyons along its course. Length: about 2320 km (1440 miles)
- a river in central Texas, flowing southeast to the Gulf of Mexico. Length: about 1450 km (900 miles)
- a river in central Argentina, flowing southeast to the Atlantic. Length: about 850 km (530 miles)
Word Origin for Colorado
city in Colorado, U.S., founded 1858 as Auraria ("golden"), renamed 1859 for Gen. James W. Denver (1817-1892), governor of the territory. The family name is from the place of that name in Norfolk, literally "ford or passage used by the Danes," from Old English Dena (genitive plural) + fær.
The Denver boot or shoe as the name for a wheel clamp for illegally parked vehicles, supposedly was invented 1953 by Frank Marugg, pattern-maker and violinist with the Denver (U.S.A.) Symphony Orchestra. He was a friend of politicians and police department officials, and the city sheriff's department came to him for help in making a device to immobilize vehicles whose owners didn't pay parking tickets.
U.S. state (organized as a territory 1861, admitted as a state 1876), named for the river, Spanish Rio Colorado, from colorado "ruddy, reddish," literally "colored," past participle of colorar "to color, dye, paint," from Latin colorare (see coloration).
Capital of Colorado and the largest city in the state.