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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They address the New Mexico Colony and issues of factionalism and alliances, perspectives on landscapes and mobility, social memory, the strategy of abandonment, production and consumption, indigenous and Spanish imperialism, warfare and military strategies, and ethnogenesis, identity, and demography; the PimerAaAeAeAia Alta in ter of Native American population dynamics, military settlements and colonial strategies, ranching economies and influences, and indigenous agricultural responses to colonialism; and comparisons of the colonial encounters in the American Southwest to Alta California and La Florida.
Ward's humorous book uses the American Southwest and its inhabitants to tell a beautiful story about a place, people, and time.
Aydin Byktas is a Turkish photographer who flew to the American Southwest from Istanbul to create his 'Flatlands II' series of photographs, reports Wired.
Many people appreciate and enjoy the American Southwest without truly understanding it.
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.
Approximately 60 % are international flights, with most coming from Europe en route to the American Southwest, as per to owners Don Monaco and Mike Magni.
American Ghost: A Family's Haunted Past in the Desert Southwest is difficult to easily categorize: at once a memoir, a journey, a history and with a dash of the supernatural, it weaves the story of the author's attempts to understand her own family history with insights on the American Southwest and the Jewish immigrant population that contributed to its culture.
Among her topics are the people and their arrival in the American Southwest, the puberty rite and women's responsibility in society, the powers and the place of the shaman in the religious environment, raid and warfare as practiced among the Apache, and the history from 1541 through the Civil War to reservations.
From the story of one Virgin who successfully pursued a thief accused of stealing two slaves, to the evolution of slave thieves in other areas and the evolving face of capitalistic endeavors during the times, this offers a vivid portrait of American Southwest history and is a solid pick for any history holding seeking lively scholarship.
How this clan of Roman Catholic Hispanos became carriers of this mutation is the subject of a new book by Jeff Wheelwright: The Wandering Gene and the Indian Princess: Race, Religion, and DNA tells Medina's tragic tale as well as the story of how one specific genetic marker could have made its way from Ancient Babylonia to the contemporary American southwest.
US wholesale insurance broker AmWINS Group said Thursday it has improved its non-standard automobile insurance capabilities through the acquisition of American Southwest Insurance Managers (ASIM), Excel General Agency and technology firm Oakwood Software Insurance Solutions.
Jaguars once roamed much of the American Southwest, but with the arrival of cattle ranchers in the 19th century, they had been hunted to extinction in the U.

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