HyperDic: grand_canyon_state

English > 1 sense of the expression Grand Canyon State:
NOUNlocationGrand Canyon State, Arizona, AZa state in southwestern United States
English > Grand Canyon State: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon.
SynonymsArizona, AZ
Instance ofAmerican stateOne of the 50 states of the United States
Part ofSouthwest, southwestern United StatesThe southwestern region of the United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, California, and sometimes Utah and Colorado
United States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
PartsCataract CanyonA tributary of the Grand Canyon
Chihuahuan DesertA desert in western Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and northern Mexico
Colorado, Colorado RiverAn important river in the southwestern United States
Colorado PlateauA large plateau to the south and west of the Rocky Mountains
FlagstaffA town in north central Arizona
Gila, Gila RiverA river that rises in western New Mexico and flows westward through southern Arizona to become a tributary of the Colorado River
Gila DesertA desert area in southern Arizona
Glen Canyon DamA large dam built in 1964 on the Colorado River in Arizona
Grand CanyonThe enormous gorge of the Colorado River in northern Arizona
Grand Canyon National ParkA national park in Arizona including the mile deep canyon of the Colorado River which shows geologic features and fossil plants and animals
Lake MeadThe largest reservoir in the United States
Lake PowellThe second largest reservoir in the United States
MesaA city in Arizona just to the east of Phoenix
Mojave, Mojave Desert, Mohave, Mohave DesertA desert area in southern California and western Arizona
NogalesA town in Arizona on the Mexican border opposite Nogales, Mexico
Painted DesertA desert on a high plateau in northeastern Arizona
Petrified Forest National ParkA national park in Arizona having the world's largest collection of petrified coniferous trees
Phoenix, capital of ArizonaThe state capital and largest city located in south central Arizona
PrescottA town in central Arizona
Sonoran DesertA desert in southwestern Arizona
Sun CityA residential suburb of Phoenix
TucsonA city in southeastern Arizona ringed by mountain ranges
YumaA town in southwestern Arizona on the Colorado River and the California border

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