Colorado

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EnglishEdit

 
Map of US highlighting Colorado
 
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EtymologyEdit

From Spanish colorado (red, ruddy, colored), usually from the reddish appearance of some silt-laden rivers, or from Portuguese colorado in the case of Brazilian locations.

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Colorado

  1. (geography, with the definite article) The Colorado River, a major river of western North America, running from the Rocky Mountains in the United States to the Gulf of California in Mexico.
  2. The Colorado River of Texas, USA, a river which is entirely within Texas and flows into the Gulf of Mexico.
  3. (geography) The State of Colorado, the 38th state of the United States, with its capital at Denver.
    • 1878, "Colorado", Encyclopaedia Britannica, 9th ed., Vol. VI, p. 162:
      The mountains of Colorado were, till a comparatively recent date, richly clothed with forest; but owing partly to natural causes, and still more to the lavish consumption and reckless destruction of the early settlers, the quantity of growing timber in the State is exceedingly small, and before long, if restorative measures are not adopted, the Colorado demand for wood will require to be supplied from without. Whole mountain sides often present the appearance of monstrous cheavaux-de-frise, the dead trunks of the wind-thrown pines being tossed about in all directions.
  4. (geography) A municipality of Paraná, Brazil.
  5. (geography) A municipality of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
  6. (geography) A village in the Dominican Republic.
  7. (geography) An unincorporated community in Texas, United States.
  8. (historical geography) The Territory of Colorado, a former territory of the United States.
  9. (historical geography) A ghost town in California, United States.

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  1. ^ Both variants are found among Colorado natives.

CatalanEdit

Proper nounEdit

Colorado ?

  1. Colorado (a state of the United States)

DanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Colorado.

Proper nounEdit

Colorado (genitive Colorados)

  1. Colorado (a state of the United States)

FinnishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English Colorado.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkolorɑdo/, [ˈko̞lo̞ˌrɑdo̞]
  • IPA(key): /ˈkolorɑːdo/, [ˈko̞lo̞ˌrɑːdo̞]

Proper nounEdit

Colorado

  1. Colorado (a state of the United States)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Colorado (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative Colorado
genitive Coloradon
partitive Coloradoa
illative Coloradoon
singular plural
nominative Colorado
accusative nom. Colorado
gen. Coloradon
genitive Coloradon
partitive Coloradoa
inessive Coloradossa
elative Coloradosta
illative Coloradoon
adessive Coloradolla
ablative Coloradolta
allative Coloradolle
essive Coloradona
translative Coloradoksi
instructive
abessive Coloradotta
comitative
Possessive forms of Colorado (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person Coloradoni Coloradomme
2nd person Coloradosi Coloradonne
3rd person Coloradonsa

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish colorado, partly through English Colorado.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌkɔloˈʁaːdo/
  • IPA(key): /ˌkɔləˈɹaːdo/ (rare and only for the US places)
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Proper nounEdit

Colorado n

  1. Colorado (a state of the United States)

ItalianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From English Colorado, from Spanish colorado.

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Colorado m

  1. Colorado (a state of the United States)

PortugueseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Colorado m

  1. Colorado (a river in North America, located between the United States and Mexico)
  2. Colorado (a state of the United States)
  3. A town and municipality of Paraná, Brazil.
  4. A town and municipality of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

RomanianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Colorado n

  1. Colorado (a state of the United States)

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /koloˈɾado/, [koloˈɾaðo]

Proper nounEdit

Colorado m

  1. Colorado (a state of the United States)

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