Coloradan


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Col·o·ra·do

 (kŏl′ə-răd′ō, -rä′dō)
Abbr. CO or Col. or Colo.
A state of the west-central United States. It was admitted as the 38th state in 1876. First explored by the Spanish in the 16th and 17th centuries, the region was added to the United States through the Louisiana Purchase (1803) and a cession by Mexico (1848). The Colorado Territory was organized in 1861. Denver is the capital and the largest city.

Col′o·ra′dan, Col′o·ra′do·an adj. & n.
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Noun1.Coloradan - a native or resident of Colorado
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
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Valdez recently announced his concrete and ambitious plan that calls for making renewable energy accessible to every Coloradan, regardless of their income or background, while creating quality jobs for Coloradans.
Every Coloradan receiving employer coverage would lose their existing plan and their abilities to review benefit plan changes or override the probable tax increases to continue funding the regime.
Harrington, a homegrown Coloradan, and Parent, a native of the Southwest, provide a combined 106 color photographs that highlight soaring Fourteeners, centuries-old cliff dwellings, world-class ski runs, deep canyons, high plains, and so much more.
I once loved this state and was proud to be a Coloradan, however, no more!
The "Best of Show homebrew" was awarded to Coloradan Jim Denier with his "Berliner Weisse," which will be available at the Falling Rock Taphouse, and at Dry Dock Brewing Co., sponsor of the Best of Show award.
Attendees audition for scholarships and summer-stock roles, and each evening culminates with a Coloradan performance.
Chao also has served as president and vice president of the Colorado State Board of Pharmacy, and he was awarded the Distinguished Coloradan Award by the University of Colorado School of Pharmacy in 2000.
As a native Coloradan, I am very proud of my home state.
CB: Talk about The Coloradan, expected to open early this year.
The resident of La Salle, Colo., picked up a victory over Quinn Matuschek, a fellow Coloradan representing Lake Forest, in the quarterfinals.
The Tucson pair had the teamwork to beat the older, stronger pair of Coloradan Gutierrez and Ohioan Sottosanti in their first tournament together.