Cripple Creek


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Crip·ple Creek

 (krĭp′əl)
A city of central Colorado in the Rocky Mountains southwest of Colorado Springs. After 1891 it was the center of a thriving gold-producing area but declined as deposits were exhausted.

Cripple Creek

n
(Placename) a village in central Colorado: gold-mining centre since 1891, once the richest in the world

Crip′ple Creek′


n.
a town in central Colorado: gold rush 1891. 655; 9600 ft. (2925 m) above sea level.
References in classic literature ?
She was a gold-mine, but Carson didn't know how to treat her, and she croaked off with penumonia at Cripple Creek.
The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) continues to work on the resurfacing and overlay highway improvement project on CO 67 between Cripple Creek and Divide and between Woodland Park and Westcreek during the winter months.
to acquire the operating assets of Bronco Billy's Casino and Hotel in Cripple Creek, Colorado for approximately USD 30m, the company said.
Highlight tracks include The Shape I'm In, Stage Fright, I Shall Be Released, Up On Cripple Creek, This Wheel's On Fire, The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, Rag Mama Rag, The Weight, I Don't Want To Hang Up My Rock'n'roll Shoes, Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever, When I Paint My Masterpiece and Like A Rolling Stone.
The THE BAND Band is a tribute group to The Band (well, maybe sort of an echo), Bob Dylan's backup electric band that also achieved success of its own in the late 1960s with classic numbers such as "The Weight," "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" and "Up On Cripple Creek.
Hardrock man; whispers from the Cripple Creek district underground.
The cemetery in a small town in Colorado has: Here lies a man named Zeke, Second fastest draw in Cripple Creek.
Nevada Gold and Casinos Inc (NYSE Amex: UWN), a US-based developer, owner and operator of gaming facilities, has announced the sale of the Colorado Grande Casino in Cripple Creek, Colorado, US, to G Investments LLC.
Consider the case of New Orleans's Cripple Creek Theatre Company, which decided in 2009 to produce Jean Giraudoux's absurdist satire The Madwoman of Chaillot, about the struggle between a band of bohemians and greedy investors in search of oil under a Parisian cafe.
The CGA represents casinos in Black Hawk, Central City and Cripple Creek.
The company president, Quinton Hennigh, said, 'The coexistence of high grade gold zones with large volume of low-grade is common in similar large alkaline gold systems such as Cripple Creek in Colorado where approximately 20,000,000 ounces gold has been produced from high grade zones.