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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Based on his close sampling of sources in the Virginia Piedmont, the South Carolina upcountry, middle Georgia, the Old Southwest cotton frontier, and several urban settings, Forret unearths evidence pointing to slave-slave violence resulting from conflicts within the slave economy, in the creation and defense of enslaved families, and in the negotiating and renegotiating of the masculinity of enslaved men and the femininity of bondwomen.
As Kanon reminds us, the war in the Old Southwest unquestionably reveals an American ascendency and victory.
Seven days after a merger approved by the Arkansas Insurance Department between Franklin and tiny Old Southwest Life Insurance Co.
John McKinley and the antebellum Supreme Court; circuit riding in the old Southwest.
Justus's magisterial Fetching the Old Southwest: Humorous Writing from Longstreet to Twain (Missouri, 2004), the most extensive and definitive treatment of the genre; my The Legacy of Old Southwest Humor (LSU, 2006), a collection of new essays by various scholars focusing on modern and contemporary beneficiaries, both from literature and popular culture; and a scholarly edition and recovery project, C.
had to overcome many when he purchased the convenience store in the city's historic Old Southwest neighborhood in August 2006.
Ending the relationship with Gambol Industries would allow the Harbor Department to consider other uses for the old Southwest Marine terminal, including proposals from different companies wanting to build a shipyard.
Fast casual food is served up in a great decor package that captures the feel of an old Southwest cafe with rough wood floors, distressed tin ceilings and American artifacts, memorabilia and period photographs.
There is no doubt that the level of violence in the towns and nascent cities of the Old Southwest was high, although certainly not as high as in today's cities.
I grew up a college football fan, and the coaches in the old Southwest Conference I really looked up to.
Thompson Supply can also make its own ink, from formulations from the old Southwest Printing Ink.