|1.||Colo., Abbreviation: CO 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)|
|2.||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)|
|3.||a river in central Texas, flowing southeast to the Gulf of Mexico. Length: about 1450 km (900 miles)|
|4.||a river in central Argentina, flowing southeast to the Atlantic. Length: about 850 km (530 miles)|
|[Spanish, literally: red, from Latin colōrātus coloured, tinted red; see |
Capital of Colorado and the largest city in the state.
Note: Known as the “Mile-High City” because of its location at an altitude of 5,280 feet.