Little Colorado

  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.

Words Nearby Little Colorado Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Little Colorado in a sentence

  • 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
  • I here found plenty of water in the Little Colorado River to irrigate all the cultivated lands and to run to the grist mill.

    Wilford Woodruff | Matthias F. Cowley
  • The 25th found him at Woodruff, a small town on the Little Colorado, that had been named in his honor.

    Wilford Woodruff | Matthias F. Cowley
  • Glazed pottery was found by the writer in 1896 in ruins on the Little Colorado.

  • At the point where the army struck the Little Colorado River, the stream was quite wide and of sufficient depth for navigation.