See also: colorado

English edit

 
Map of the continental US highlighting Colorado
 
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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. A major river of western North America, running from the Rocky Mountains in the United States to the Gulf of California in Mexico.
    Meronym: humpback chub
  2. A state in the western United States, the 38th state. Capital and largest city: 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.
  3. A river in Texas in the United States, flowing into the Gulf of Mexico.
  4. A river in southern Argentina, running from the Andes into the Atlantic.
  5. Several settlements in the Americas.
    1. A municipality of Paraná, Brazil.
    2. A municipality of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
    3. A village in the Dominican Republic.
    4. An unincorporated community in Texas, United States.
  6. (historical) The Territory of Colorado, a former territory of the United States.
  7. (historical) A ghost town in California, United States.

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Divisions of the United States of America in English (layout · text)
States: Alabama · Alaska · Arizona · Arkansas · California · Colorado · Connecticut · Delaware · Florida · Georgia · Hawaii · Idaho · Illinois · Indiana · Iowa · Kansas · Kentucky · Louisiana · Maine · Maryland · Massachusetts · Michigan · Minnesota · Mississippi · Missouri · Montana · Nebraska · Nevada · New Hampshire · New Jersey · New Mexico · New York · North Carolina · North Dakota · Ohio · Oklahoma · Oregon · Pennsylvania · Rhode Island · South Carolina · South Dakota · Tennessee · Texas · Utah · Vermont · Virginia · Washington · West Virginia · Wisconsin · Wyoming
Federal District: Washington, D.C.
Territories: American Samoa · Guam · Northern Mariana Islands · Puerto Rico · United States minor outlying islands · United States Virgin Islands

References edit

  1. ^ Both variants are found among Colorado natives.
  2. ^ Hall, Joseph Sargent (March 2, 1942), “2. The Vowel Sounds of Unstressed and Partially Stressed Syllables”, in The Phonetics of Great Smoky Mountain Speech (American Speech: Reprints and Monographs; 4), New York: King's Crown Press, →DOI, →ISBN, § III.5, page 81.

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Colorado m

  1. Colorado (a state of the United States)

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Colorado

  1. Colorado (a state of the United States)

Danish edit

 
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Etymology edit

Borrowed from English Colorado.

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Colorado (genitive Colorados)

  1. Colorado (a state of the United States)

Finnish edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From English Colorado.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkolorɑ(ː)do/, [ˈko̞lo̞ˌrɑ̝(ː)do̞]

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Colorado

  1. Colorado (a state of the United States)

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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
abessive Coloradotta
instructive
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Colorado (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Coloradoni
accusative nom. Coloradoni
gen. Coloradoni
genitive Coloradoni
partitive Coloradoani
inessive Coloradossani
elative Coloradostani
illative Coloradooni
adessive Coloradollani
ablative Coloradoltani
allative Coloradolleni
essive Coloradonani
translative Coloradokseni
abessive Coloradottani
instructive
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Coloradosi
accusative nom. Coloradosi
gen. Coloradosi
genitive Coloradosi
partitive Coloradoasi
inessive Coloradossasi
elative Coloradostasi
illative Coloradoosi
adessive Coloradollasi
ablative Coloradoltasi
allative Coloradollesi
essive Coloradonasi
translative Coloradoksesi
abessive Coloradottasi
instructive
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Coloradomme
accusative nom. Coloradomme
gen. Coloradomme
genitive Coloradomme
partitive Coloradoamme
inessive Coloradossamme
elative Coloradostamme
illative Coloradoomme
adessive Coloradollamme
ablative Coloradoltamme
allative Coloradollemme
essive Coloradonamme
translative Coloradoksemme
abessive Coloradottamme
instructive
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Coloradonne
accusative nom. Coloradonne
gen. Coloradonne
genitive Coloradonne
partitive Coloradoanne
inessive Coloradossanne
elative Coloradostanne
illative Coloradoonne
adessive Coloradollanne
ablative Coloradoltanne
allative Coloradollenne
essive Coloradonanne
translative Coloradoksenne
abessive Coloradottanne
instructive
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Coloradonsa
accusative nom. Coloradonsa
gen. Coloradonsa
genitive Coloradonsa
partitive Coloradoaan
Coloradoansa
inessive Coloradossaan
Coloradossansa
elative Coloradostaan
Coloradostansa
illative Coloradoonsa
adessive Coloradollaan
Coloradollansa
ablative Coloradoltaan
Coloradoltansa
allative Coloradolleen
Coloradollensa
essive Coloradonaan
Coloradonansa
translative Coloradokseen
Coloradoksensa
abessive Coloradottaan
Coloradottansa
instructive
comitative

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Borrowed from English Colorado.

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le Colorado m

  1. 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. Colorado (a state of the United States)
    Hypernym: État
    Holonym: États-Unis

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German edit

Etymology edit

From Spanish colorado, partly through English Colorado.

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  • IPA(key): /ˌkɔloˈʁaːdo/
  • IPA(key): /ˌkɔləˈɹaːdo/ (rare and only for the US places)
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Colorado n (proper noun, genitive Colorados or (optionally with an article) Colorado)

  1. Colorado (a state of the United States)

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from English Colorado, from Spanish colorado.

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  • IPA(key): /ko.loˈra.do/
  • Rhymes: -ado
  • Hyphenation: Co‧lo‧rà‧do

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Colorado m

  1. Colorado (a state of the United States)

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  • Hyphenation: Co‧lo‧ra‧do

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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

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Colorado n

  1. Colorado (a state of the United States)

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Colorado n (genitive singular Colorada, declension pattern of mesto)

  1. Colorado (a state of the United States)

References edit

  • Colorado”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /koloˈɾado/ [ko.loˈɾa.ð̞o]
  • Rhymes: -ado
  • Syllabification: Co‧lo‧ra‧do

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Colorado m

  1. Colorado (a state of the United States)

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