Definition of Arizona
1. Noun. A state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon.
Terms within: Glen Canyon Dam, Lake Mead, Lake Powell, Grand Canyon National Park, Petrified Forest National Park, Flagstaff, Mesa, Nogales, Capital Of Arizona, Phoenix, Prescott, Sun City, Tucson, Yuma, Chihuahuan Desert, Gila Desert, Mohave, Mohave Desert, Mojave, Mojave Desert, Painted Desert, Sonoran Desert, Cataract Canyon, Colorado, Colorado River, Colorado Plateau, Gila, Gila River, Grand Canyon
Group relationships: Southwest, Southwestern United States, America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa
Generic synonyms: American State
2. Noun. Glossy snake.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Colubridae, Family Colubridae
Member holonyms: Arizona Elegans, Glossy Snake
Definition of Arizona
1. Proper noun. A state of the United States of America. Postal code: AZ, capital: Phoenix. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Medical Definition of Arizona
1. A genus of motile, peritrichous, nonsporeforming, aerobic to facultatively anaerobic bacteria (family Enterobacteriaceae) containing Gram-negative rods. These organisms do not produce urease and do not grow in media containing potassium cyanide. They decarboxylate lysine, arginine, and ornithine. Lactose is generally fermented. These organisms have been isolated from a wide variety of animals, including man; they may cause gastroenteritis in man and frequently are involved in localised lesions in man and lower animals. There is a single species, Arizona hinshawii, the type species. Arizona hinshawii, former name for Salmonella subsp. Arizonae. (05 Mar 2000)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Arizona
Literary usage of Arizona
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Great Debates in American History: From the Debates in the British by Marion Mills Miller, United States Congress, Great Britain Parliament (1913)
"Elihu Root [NY]; Resolution Adopted; Veto Message of President Taft; arizona Admitted without Recall, Which Is Then Adopted by State Legislature— ..."
2. Great Debates in American Hist: From the Debates in the British Parliament by United States Congress, Great Britain Parliament, Marion Mills Miller (1913)
"Elihu Boot [NY]; Resolution Adopted; Veto Message of President Taft; arizona Admitted without Recall, Which Is Then Adopted by State Legislature— ..."
3. Addresses on Government and Citizenship by Elihu Root (1916)
"THE arizona CONSTITUTION AND THE RECALL OF JUDGES ADDRESS IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES AUGUST 7, 1911 In the first decade of the century the movement ..."
4. The Ibis by British Ornithologists' Union (1893)
"Rhoads on the Birds of Texas and arizona. [The Birds of South-eastern Texas ... Mr. Rhoads made an ornithological tour in Florida, Texas, and arizona in the ..."
5. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"This suit was brought by the appellant on the 18th of July, 1887, in the District Court of the Second Judicial District of arizona, and was there heard upon ..."
6. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1888)
"JAA Ridgway on the Breeding of Trogon ambiguus in arizona. ... This not only proves the existence of a Trogon in arizona, but that it breeds there. ..."
7. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1868)
"il that it occurs in northern arizona, though it is found much further north ... Not before recorded from arizona. This is a Cape St. Lucas species, which, ..."