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Examples from the Web for mesa
The opposition alliance, Mesa de la Unidad, has put forward an aggressive plan to defend the votes.Could Hugo Chávez Really Lose Venezuela’s Election?|Boris Muñoz|October 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Mesa and Venturini said they knew Poppo would head back to the parking lot stairwell again that night to sleep.Advocates Reached Out to Ronald Poppo Before He Was Face-Eating Victim|Aram Roston|June 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Mitt needed to prevent Rick from winning the Mesa, Ariz., debate, and he accomplished that meager goal.Michael Tomasky on How Romney Rocked Santorum in the Arizona Debate|Michael Tomasky|February 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
After almost a month since the last debate, the GOP candidates take to the stage in Mesa, Arizona Wednesday night.
A mesa that looks huge and monolithic one moment becomes slender and almost frail as you change your perspective.Monument Valley From the Eyes of a Krazy Kat and John Ford Fan|Malcolm Jones|February 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Then I let her tote the worry of it around while I ride off to Mesa.Brand Blotters|William MacLeod Raine
Later the old man took part in the battle of San Pasquale and the Mesa.The Girl of the Golden West|David Belasco
Men have their season on the mesa as much as plants and four-footed things, and one is not like to meet them out of their time.The Land of Little Rain|Mary Austin
From far away upon the mesa came a deep response, the cry of Old Lobo.Wild Animals I Have Known|Ernest Thompson Seton
In general, my interest was in how the lives of the two species impinge upon each other in Mesa Verde.
British Dictionary definitions for mesa
Word Origin for mesa
Word Origin and History for mesa
"high table land," 1759, from Spanish mesa "plateau," literally "table," from Latin mensa "table" (source of Rumanian masa, Old French moise "table").