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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Heading to the Grand Canyon State knowing that I wasn't visiting its main attraction felt like sacrilege.
10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pie Five Pizza is heating up faster than the Grand Canyon state.
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.
The towing company outfitted its fleet of 32 vehicles with the machine-to-machine (M2M) solution in April, and it is already producing results for Grand Canyon state drivers, the environment and the company s bottom line, according to Quik Pik-All Over Towing owner Joe DiMarco.
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.
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).
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.
Those statistics show the Grand Canyon state licensed eight new captive insurers last year, but 11 others withdrew, were redomesticated or were dissolved, for a loss of three for the year, the department said.
3 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's best hope of winning the Grand Canyon State of Arizona, according to a new poll, lies in him having former Alaska Republican Governor Sarah Palin on the same ticket when general elections take place in 2012.
One is not asked to show identification while living and working in Arizona, the other has to provide such paperwork just to walk on the streets of the Grand Canyon State.
DO IT ALL IN ARIZONA There's no place on earth quite like the Grand Canyon State.

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