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Ar·i·zo·na

 (ăr′ĭ-zō′nə) Abbr. AZ or Ariz.
A state of the southwest United States on the Mexican border. It was admitted as the 48th state in 1912. Explored by the Spanish beginning in 1539, the area was acquired by the United States in 1848 through the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. Phoenix is the capital and the largest city.

Ar′i·zo′nan, Ar′i·zo′ni·an adj. & n.

Arizona

(ˌærɪˈzəʊnə)
n
(Placename) a state of the southwestern US: consists of the Colorado plateau in the northeast, including the Grand Canyon, divided from desert in the southwest by mountains rising over 3750 m (12 500 ft). Capital: Phoenix. Pop: 5 580 811 (2003 est). Area: 293 750 sq km (113 417 sq miles). Abbreviation: Ariz. or AZ (with zip code)

Ar•i•zo•na

(ˌær əˈzoʊ nə)

n.
a state in SW United States. 5,130,632; 113,909 sq. mi. (295,025 sq. km). Cap.: Phoenix. Abbr.: AZ, Ariz.
Ar`i•zo′nan, Ar`i•zo′ni•an, adj., n.
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Noun1.Arizona - a state in southwestern United StatesArizona - a state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon
Glen Canyon Dam - a large dam built in 1964 on the Colorado River in Arizona
Lake Mead - the largest reservoir in the United States; located in southeastern Nevada and northwestern Arizona and formed by the Hoover Dam on the Colorado River; the center of a recreational area
Lake Powell - the second largest reservoir in the United States; located in southern Utah and north central Arizona and formed by the Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River
southwestern United States, Southwest - the southwestern region of the United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, California, and sometimes Utah and Colorado
Grand Canyon National Park - a national park in Arizona including the mile deep canyon of the Colorado River which shows geologic features and fossil plants and animals
Petrified Forest National Park - a national park in Arizona having the world's largest collection of petrified coniferous trees
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - 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; achieved independence in 1776
Flagstaff - a town in north central Arizona; site of an important observatory
Mesa - a city in Arizona just to the east of Phoenix; originally a suburb of Phoenix
Nogales - a town in Arizona on the Mexican border opposite Nogales, Mexico
capital of Arizona, Phoenix - the state capital and largest city located in south central Arizona; situated in a former desert that has become a prosperous agricultural area thanks to irrigation
Prescott - a town in central Arizona
Sun City - a residential suburb of Phoenix
Tucson - a city in southeastern Arizona ringed by mountain ranges; long known as a winter and health resort but the population shift from industrial states to the Sunbelt resulted in rapid growth late in the 20th century
Yuma - a town in southwestern Arizona on the Colorado River and the California border
Chihuahuan Desert - a desert in western Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and northern Mexico
Gila Desert - a desert area in southern Arizona
Mohave Desert, Mojave Desert, Mohave, Mojave - a desert area in southern California and western Arizona
Painted Desert - a desert on a high plateau in northeastern Arizona
Sonoran Desert - a desert in southwestern Arizona
Cataract Canyon - a tributary of the Grand Canyon
Colorado River, Colorado - an important river in the southwestern United States; rises in the Rocky Mountains of northern Colorado and flows southwest through Utah into Arizona (where it flows through the Grand Canyon) and then southward through the southern tip of Nevada, then forming the border between California and Arizona and finally into Mexico where it empties into the Gulf of California; the main source of water in the southwestern United States
Colorado Plateau - a large plateau to the south and west of the Rocky Mountains; abuts mountains on the north and east and ends in an escarpment overlooking lowlands to the south and west; the Grand Canyon is carved out of the southwestern corner
Gila, Gila River - a river that rises in western New Mexico and flows westward through southern Arizona to become a tributary of the Colorado River
Grand Canyon - the enormous gorge of the Colorado River in northern Arizona
2.Arizona - glossy snakeArizona - glossy snake        
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Colubridae, family Colubridae - nonvenomous snakes; about two-thirds of all living species
Arizona elegans, glossy snake - nocturnal burrowing snake of western United States with shiny tan scales
Translations
Arizona
アリゾナ州
Arizona
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Known from the Canadian border to the deserts of Arizona, and from the eastern marches of the Great Plains to the foot-hills of the Sierra
Then there was my brother James that went to Arizona when he was sixteen.
There was no Oklahoma, and the combined population of Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, and Arizona was about equal to that of Des Moines.
I cannot explain the phenomena;I can only set down here in the words of an ordinary soldier of fortune a chronicle of the strange events that befell me during the ten years that my dead body lay undiscovered in an Arizona cave.
And so they dropped the dry sands and moon-struck rocks of Arizona behind them, and grilled on till the crash of the couplings and the wheeze of the brake-hose told them they were at Coolidge by the Continental Divide.
The next I heard of Frank was that he was in Montana, and then he went prospecting in Arizona, and then I heard of him from New Mexico.
Not since that other March night in 1866, when I had stood without that Arizona cave in which my still and lifeless body lay wrapped in the similitude of earthly death had I felt the irresistible attraction of the god of my profession.
I have hunted silvertips in the White Mountains of Arizona and thought them quite the largest and most formidable of big game; but from the appearance of the head of this awful creature I judged that the largest grizzly I had ever seen would shrink by comparison to the dimensions of a Newfoundland dog.
Francis was suffering from tuberculosis, he sent her to Arizona, and later, when her case was declared hopeless, he sent the husband, too, to be with her to the end.
His father had been a bank cashier, but he lingered for years, dying of consumption in Arizona, so that when he was dead, Mr.
In an Arizona desert one does not long coexist with only such creatures as these: one must have pack animals, supplies, arms--"an outfit.
I was born in Arizona, in the United States of North America, in the year of our Lord 2116.