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Noun: Colorado Plateau
  1. A large plateau to the south and west of the Rocky Mountains; abuts mountains on the north and east and ends in an escarpment overlooking lowlands to the south and west; the Grand Canyon is carved out of the southwestern corner

Type of: plateau, tableland

Part of: Arizona, AZ, Beehive State, Centennial State, CO, Colo., Colorado, Grand Canyon State, Land of Enchantment, Mormon State, New Mexico, NM, UT, Utah

Encyclopedia: Colorado Plateau