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A city of south-central Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix.
A broad, flat-topped elevation with one or more clifflike sides, common in the southwest United States.
[Spanish, table, mesa, from Old Spanish, table, from Latin mēnsa.]
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(Physical Geography) a flat tableland with steep edges, common in the southwestern US
[from Spanish: table]
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n., pl. -sas.
a land formation, less extensive than a plateau, having steep walls and a relatively flat top: common in arid and semiarid parts of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico.
[1750–60, Amer.; < Sp: table < Latin mēnsa]
a city in central Arizona, near Phoenix. 344,764.
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An area of high land with a flat top and two or more steep, cliff-like sides. Mesas are larger than buttes and smaller than plateaus, and are common in the southwest United States.
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A relatively small plateau capped by resistant horizontal rocks.
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|Noun||1.||mesa - flat tableland with steep edges; "the tribe was relatively safe on the mesa but they had to descend into the valley for water"|
|2.||Mesa - a city in Arizona just to the east of Phoenix; originally a suburb of Phoenix|
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n → Tafelberg m
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mesa[ˈmeɪsə] n (tableland) → mesa
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