Mile-High City


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Noun1.Mile-High City - the state capital and largest city of ColoradoMile-High City - the state capital and largest city of Colorado; located in central Colorado on the South Platte river
Centennial State, Colorado, CO - a state in west central United States in the Rocky Mountains
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Denver, known as the mile-high city because it rises a mile into the clouds, is bursting at the seams with urban glamour,culture, art and social activity.
The Mile-High City has joined the ranks of 20 other cities requiring large commercial buildings to report energy consumption data.
QUEUING TIMES FOR AIRCRAFT ICE CLEARANCE AT MILE-HIGH CITY HAVE ALMOST HALVED.
The Mile-High City recently started living up to its name when Colorado became the first state in the US to legalize marijuana.
Meanwhile, Rory McIlroy smashed a drive over the netting at the back of the driving range and on to a road - a carry of 370 yards - preparing for the BMW Championships in the mile-high city of Denver.
SPRING This is when the mile-high city of Denver comes to life.
22-25, at the Sheraton Hotel in the Mile-High City.
More than 35,000 visitors from around the world will descend upon the Mile-High City for the 2008 Democratic National Convention, the economic impact of which has been estimated at $200 million.
Given the modern verbosity in communication, charging by the word would bankrupt most senders, given as they are to such messages as, "LIKE, YOU KNOW, HERE WE ARE IN MOTOWN, GOT HERE ABOUT 6 AND TOMORROW WE'RE HEADING OUT TO THE MILE-HIGH CITY AREA FOR, LIKE, SOME GOOD SKIING AND, YOU KNOW, FUN ON THE SLOPES.
DENVER, THE SELF-PROCLAIMED MILE-HIGH CITY, HAS seldom been identified as an American Athens in the years since Margaret (Molly) Brown proved more unsinkable than the Titanic.
Though Doud comes from the Mile-High City, and is used to thin air, he had to work extra hard when ``Nemo'' went to Mexico.
A slice of Eugene will be exported to Colorado next month, when Bene Gourmet Pizza expands to the Denver area and opens the first of three outlets planned for the mile-high city.