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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Hiscox Names O'Hara U.S. Southwest Regional Executive
The volumes of ocean containers moving through the U.S. Southwest fell over 10 percent, with container imports from China falling 5.6 percent.
LAS VEGAS -- Winter storms in the U.S. Southwest brought snow to places it rarely falls, dusting casino marquees on the Las Vegas Strip and sticking at very low elevations on the foothills around Southern California.
government, which is an owner of the plant, can fulfill its trust duty to the Hopi and Navajo people, and in turn, protect rural towns, through swift and decisive action to keep the plant online.This will require holding stakeholders accountable, ensuring the law is upheld and recognizing that the Navajo Generating Station is important for protecting energy security, water delivery and tribal economies in the U.S. Southwest.
Delta's 'BBB-' corporate rating puts it alongside Southwest Airlines and Alaska Air Group as Fitch's only investment-grade rated airlines in the U.S. Southwest's 'BBB+' rating reflects its much longer track record of FCF generation, profitability, and financial stability when compared with Delta.
Lakotas have been employed extensively in support of Customs and Border Control operations along the U.S. Southwest border and in response to wildfires in California, and Hurricanes Irma and Harvey.
Airline passengers in the U.S. Southwest this week are learning that searing heat can be as potent as snow and ice when it comes to causing flight disruptions.
LBI Media 's Spanish-language broadcast TV network has inked new deals that will give it key access to Hispanic households in two big markets in the U.S. Southwest.
Then the team extended their technique to the U.S. Southwest. Conventional forecasting methods had predicted above average rainfall for that region during a strong El Nino year.
The weather service issued excessive heat warnings for areas in the U.S. Southwest, including California, Nevada and Arizona and New Mexico.
Between 2014 and 2015, researchers administered surveys to first-year college students living in dormitories at a large public university in the U.S. Southwest. They found that 34 percent of students reported food insecurity during a 30-day period and 35 percent reported food insecurity over a 90-day period.