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A city of central Colorado at the foot of Pikes Peak south of Denver. Founded as a resort in 1871, it prospered after the discovery of gold at Cripple Creek (1891). The city is the site of the US Air Force Academy, which opened here in 1958.
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(Placename) a city and resort in central Colorado. Pop: 370 448 (2003 est)
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a city in central Colorado: U.S. Air Force Academy. 345,127.
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|Noun||1.||Colorado Springs - a city in east central Colorado on the eastern edge of the Rocky Mountains; popular tourist center and site of the United States Air Force Academy|
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