1 a state of the central U.S.: consists of the Great Plains in the east and the Rockies in the west; drained chiefly by the Colorado, Arkansas, South Platte, and Rio Grande Rivers. Capital: Denver. Pop.: 3892644 (1997 est.). Area: 269998 sq. km (104247 sq. miles), (Abbrevs.)
Colo (with zip code) CO
2 a river in SW North America, rising in the Rocky Mountains and flowing southwest to the Gulf of California: famous for the 1600 km (1000 miles) of canyons along its course. Length: about 2320 km (1440 miles)
3 a river in central Texas, flowing southeast to the Gulf of Mexico. Length: about 1450 km (900 miles)
4 a river in central Argentina, flowing southeast to the Atlantic. Length: about 850 km (530 miles) (Spanish, literally: red, from Latin coloratus coloured, tinted red; see colour)
abbrev. for Colorado
colo- , (before a vowel) col-
combining form indicating the colon
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