Definition of Colorado from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



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a western US state, also called the Centennial State because it became a state 100 years after the Declaration of Independence. Its capital and largest city is Denver. It is popular with tourists and is famous for Aspen and other towns in the Rocky Mountains where people ski. The state's history includes the discovery of gold in 1858 and the cultural influences of Native Americans and Mexicans. see also Pike's Peak
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Colorado