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- proper n. Colorado
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- Colorado; -- a nickname alluding to the fact that it was admitted to the Union in the centennial year, 1876.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a state in west central United States in the Rocky Mountains
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When there was a personal connection between the artist and the song and also there was a history to the relationship -- like Vince Gill and I have known each other for years and we're both Oklahomans and we wrote the Centennial State song for Oklahoma in 2007 together.
On the same day that the Interior Department levied a $5.2 million fine against BP America for misreporting output on a Colorado Native American reservation, the Washington Post reports that the energy giant has spent millions to influence voters in the Centennial State and elsewhere despite a pledge to "make no political contributions, whether in cash or in kind, anywhere in the world.".
He adds, "I very much look forward to representing Colorado for the next five-and-a-half years, even though I know not everybody here voted for me," an obvious reference to the fact that Democrats rank third in Colorado's voter registration behind Republicans and unaffiliated voters, even though Obama carried the Centennial State in November after it voted twice for George W. Bush.
A powerful snowstorm has stalled over the Centennial State.
In 1876 he was appointed one of the clerks in the first State Legislature of the Centennial State, and served through that entire session.
Colorado, the Centennial State, was the thirty-eighth.
The Centennial State moved up to 18th in terms of the national share of overnight marketable trips, attracting 2.5 percent of the people in the United States who take such leisure trips.
The Centennial State is ranked 10th for top corporate capital gains tax rates (with first meaning lowest); 12th for unemployment taxes; 15th for lowest sales, gross-receipts and excise taxes; 17th for lowest top personal income tax rates; 18th for top capital gains tax rates as well as for gas taxes; and 20th for state and local property taxes.
While Thievery Corporation has played in Colorado before, it's the first time See-I will visit the Centennial State as its own headlining act.
He's a Colorado native who knows the Centennial State forward and backward.