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Noun: mesa  mey-su
Usage: N. Amer
  1. Flat tableland with steep edges
    "the tribe was relatively safe on the mesa but they had to descend into the valley for water";
    - table
Noun: Mesa  mey-su
  1. A city in Arizona just to the east of Phoenix; originally a suburb of Phoenix

Derived forms: mesas

Type of: city, metropolis, plateau, tableland, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: Arizona, AZ, Grand Canyon State

Encyclopedia: Mesa, Mozambique