Grand Canyon State


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Noun1.Grand Canyon State - a state in southwestern United StatesGrand Canyon State - 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
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Arizona State University has emerged as a key higher learning institution for those who seek a degree without having to attend its campus across the Grand Canyon State.
I commend Governor Ducey, Superintendent Douglas and the many stakeholders in Arizona who helped craft a plan to improve education for the students of the Grand Canyon State.
Top Democrats including first lady Michelle Obama, Bernie Sanders and the nominee's daughter, Chelsea, are also expected to campaign in the Grand Canyon State this week.
Heading to the Grand Canyon State knowing that I wasn't visiting its main attraction felt like sacrilege.
Chasing Arizona: One Man's Yearlong Obsession with the Grand Canyon State follows the author's idea of visiting fifty-two places in fifty-two weeks, a plan which covers all the scenic and many of the manmade attractions of the state, and is suitable both as an armchair read and for destination planning.
Through intimate portrayals of people and place, readers deeply experience the Grand Canyon State and at the same time celebrate what makes Arizona a wonderful place to visit and live.
Slightly more than 16 percent of the 401(k)s plans in Arizona "significantly" underperformed an average benchmark, though the Grand Canyon State did see the largest year-over-year improvement.
com)-- With the troubles continuing on the Arizona-Mexico border it's no surprise businesses in the Grand Canyon State are supporting a movement pioneered by a team of manufacturing specialists to bring revenues back to the state.
The Arizona Legislature has approved a resolution to the United States Congress asking that a site in the Grand Canyon State be considered for location of a nuclear waste disposal repository.
Lawmakers in the Grand Canyon State already have some official items: the bolo tie (neckwear), the Apache trout (fish), the Arizona Tree Frog (amphibian) and the Colt single-action Army revolver (firearm).

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