Definition of Painted desert

1. Noun. A desert on a high plateau in northeastern Arizona.

Generic synonyms: Desert
Group relationships: Arizona, Az, Grand Canyon State



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Painted Desert

Pagurus
PahA dioxygenase
Pahang
Pahari
Paharis
Pahlavi
Pahlevi
Pahvant Valley fever
Pahvant Valley plague
Paige
Pain
Paine
Paint
Paint Horse
Paint Horses
Painted Desert
Paints
Paisley
Paiute
Paiwan
Paiwanic
Pajot's manoeuvre
Paki
Paki-bashing
Paki shop
Paki shops
Pakis
Pakistan
Pakistani
Pakistani monetary unit

Literary usage of Painted desert

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1. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1904)
"The term "Indians of the painted desert Region" is more general than the term " Pueblo," for it includes the Navajos who dwelt in the mountains, ..."

2. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1904)
"The term "Indians of the painted desert Region" is more general than the term " Pueblo," for it includes the Navajos, who dwelt in the mountains, ..."

3. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1921)
"—Alexander Wilson BOTANIZING IN THE painted desert By WILLARD N. GLUTE. A RIZONA, the sixth largest State in the Union, consists '**• almost entirely of ..."

4. The Desert: Further Studies in Natural Appearances by John Charles Van Dyke (1907)
"And yet not twenty miles from the green valley you may enter upon the most barren plain imaginable—a place like the painted desert, perhaps, where in spots ..."

5. Our American Wonderlands by George Wharton James (1915)
"CHAPTER XI OVER THE painted desert TO THE HOPI SNAKE DANCE THIS is a ... Think of calling this wild land of color La Desierto Pintado — the painted desert ..."

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