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[hee-luh] /ˈhi lə/
a river flowing W from SW New Mexico across S Arizona to the Colorado River. 630 miles (1015 km) long. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Mrs. Clayton knew I was to do settlement work, and urged me to come to Gila a while instead.

    The Angel of the Gila: Cora Marsland
  • Figure 22 represents a Pueblo ruin in the Valley of the Gila.

  • The region south of the Gila had already been repeatedly explored.

  • She'd merely say that instead of Gila monsters I was 'having' assassins.

    The Lady Doc Caroline Lockhart
  • The wonder was that he had been able to do so much after the terrible shock of the Gila monster poison.

    Bloom of Cactus Robert Ames Bennet
  • After she signalled Cochise you went and got bit by the Gila monster and saved her life.

    Bloom of Cactus Robert Ames Bennet
  • I mean that every story told us about the Apaches west or south of here or between us and the Gila is a bloody lie.

    Foes in Ambush Charles King
  • It goes from Mexico to the Gila, about a hundred and fifty miles.

    Red Men and White Owen Wister
  • When the Gila City gold rush set in Yuma was the point to which the adventurers came to reach the new city.

    Arizona's Yesterday John H. Cady

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