\kˌɒləɹˈɑːdə͡ʊ ɹˈɪvə], \kˌɒləɹˈɑːdəʊ ɹˈɪvə], \k_ˌɒ_l_ə_ɹ_ˈɑː_d_əʊ ɹ_ˈɪ_v_ə]\
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a river in southwestern United States; rises in the Rocky Mountains of northern Colorado and flows southwest through Utah into Arizona (where it flows through the Grand Canyon) and then southward forming the border between California and Arizona and finally into Mexico where it empties into the Gulf of California; an important source of water in the southwestern United States
By Princeton University
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