southwestern United States

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Noun1.southwestern United States - the southwestern region of the United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, California, and sometimes Utah and Coloradosouthwestern United States - the southwestern region of the United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, California, and sometimes Utah and Colorado
western United States, West - the region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River
Arizona, Grand Canyon State, AZ - a state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon
Calif., California, Golden State, CA - a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
Battle Born State, Nevada, NV, Sagebrush State, Silver State - a state in the southwestern United States
Land of Enchantment, New Mexico, NM - a state in southwestern United States on the Mexican border
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
arroyo - a stream or brook
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A new study provides the first comprehensive theory for why there were clusters of megadroughts in the American Southwest during Medieval times.
Combining archaeology and art history, this color-illustrated exploration of ancestral Pueblo pottery of the American Southwest finds isomeric design hidden in plain sight in the painted designs and geometric forms of Pueblo pottery.
A warm terracotta color with ancient, elemental roots, Sherwin-Williams' Cavern Clay SW 7701, is a nod to midcentury modern style, but with the soul of the American Southwest, which together creates a desert modern aesthetic.
Las Vegas Has a Bad Knee and Other Tales of the People, Places, and Peculiarities of the Modern American Southwest offers travel essays laced with a healthy sense of humor in a presentation that excels in gifted descriptions and quirky, fun encounters.
The entire American Southwest, notjustthe California Delta, faces water shortages of perhaps catastrophic proportions.
Ward's humorous book uses the American Southwest and its inhabitants to tell a beautiful story about a place, people, and time.
But before arriving at the shoot locations, Byktas spent two months exploring the American Southwest through Google Maps, planning his shots.
Synopsis: As we know them today, the American Southwest, and the Grand Canyon that lies at its heart, are the product of vast natural forces over millions of years.
Also, Nate's familiarity with the American Southwest means that he already understands the special needs and concerns of companies in this part of the country."
Blanton's work makes a strong case for this assertion as he details Sanchez's proficiency in parlaying his intellectual prowess into a strong political platform upon which he fought the educational inequity that prevailed with impunity in rural communities of the American Southwest during the first half of the twentieth century.
Set against the backdrop of the American Southwest, Walk Me Home and its resilient heroines will inspire you and renew your faith in renewal and redemption.

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