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Painted Desert

noun
1.
a region in N central Arizona, E of the Colorado River: many-colored rock surfaces.
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Painted Desert

noun
1.
a section of the high plateau country of N central Arizona, along the N side of the Little Colorado River Valley: brilliant-coloured rocks; occupied largely by Navaho and Hopi Indians. Area: about 20 000 sq km (7500 sq miles)
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Hundreds of miles of sandstone formations with a remarkable range of colors; located in northeastern Arizona.

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