Grand Canyon

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Grand Canyon the enormous gorge of the Colorado River in northern Arizona
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Quotations

  • Don Marquis
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    “Writing a book of poetry is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.”

Usage

In literature:

It's almost as grand and in some ways even more wonderful than the Canyon of the Colorado.
"Out of the Depths" by Robert Ames Bennet
We had taken with us an inscribed stone to set up at an intersection near the mouth of Ladd's Canyon, eight miles out of La Grande.
"Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail" by Ezra Meeker
The trail was taken up and followed to the brink of the grandest view in all nature's marvels, the Grand Canyon of the Colorado.
"Buffalo Bill's Spy Trailer" by Colonel Prentiss Ingraham
When you reach the Grand Canyon, you have come to the uttermost wonder of the Southwestern Wonder World.
"Through Our Unknown Southwest" by Agnes C. Laut
It was Grand Canyon Rapids, a mile long!
"The Boy With the U.S. Miners" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
We have been through the Canadian Rockies and the Yosemite together, and yesterday we stopped at the Grand Canyon.
"The Girl from Arizona" by Nina Rhoades
We had ridden long trails together, in the Grand Canyon of Arizona, and in the Yosemite Valley of California.
"The Brightener" by C. N. Williamson
Oona Dahlborg's jetticopter hovered over the Grand Canyon at the sunset hour.
"The Brain" by Alexander Blade
We first passed through the canyon of the Grand River, a fitting prelude to all that was to come.
"A Flight in Spring" by J. Harris Knowles
Behind him lay the Grand Canyon in its awful and desolate majesty.
"A Book-Lover's Holidays in the Open" by Theodore Roosevelt
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In news:

Study claims Grand Canyon so old dinosaurs may have used it.
Visitors enjoy lunch at a scenic point at Grand Canyon West on the Hualapai Indian Reservation in Arizona in this 1998 photo.
Grand Canyon 70 million years old, formed during dinosaur era.
The troubled Western Athletic Conference is adding Grand Canyon University to replace the University of Denver, which is bolting for the Summit League after just one year in the WAC.
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Water flow experiment begins at Grand Canyon .
Winter in the Grand Canyon .
So if you've never been to the Grand Canyon for a winter getaway, pack a bag, hop in the car, and head south for a week.
Tucson News NowWater flow experiment to begin at Grand Canyon .
Grand Canyon 's other side.
Most of us have been to the iconic Grand Canyon , the most famous symbol of the American southwest.
Grand Canyon works through list for river trips.
This file photo shows a group of visitors riding a pontoon raft through rapids in Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz.
Google cameras map Grand Canyon trails.
'Lasting Light' Grand Canyon exhibit in Lexington.
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