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ˈdɛn vərDen·ver

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Denver, Mile-High City, capital of Coloradonoun

    the state capital and largest city of Colorado; located in central Colorado on the South Platte river

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  1. Denvernoun

    The capital of the US state of Colorado

Wikipedia

  1. Denver

    Denver (), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. With an estimated population of 727,211 in 2019, Denver is the 19th-most populous city in the United States, the fifth-most populous state capital, and the most populous city located in the Mountain states. The metropolitan area surrounding Denver represents a majority of the population and economic activity in the Front Range region, an area within which an estimated 85% of Colorado's population lives. The Denver downtown district is immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is named after James W. Denver, a governor of the Kansas Territory. It is nicknamed the Mile High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5280 feet or 1609.3 meters) above sea level. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. The 10-county Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area had an estimated 2018 population of 2,932,415 and was the 19th most populous U.S. metropolitan statistical area. The 12-city Denver-Aurora, CO Combined Statistical Area had an estimated 2018 population of 3,572,798 and was the 15th most populous U.S. metropolitan area. Denver was the most populous city of the 18-county Front Range Urban Corridor, an oblong urban region stretching across two states with an estimated 2018 population of 4,976,781. Denver is the most populous city within a 500-mile (800 km) radius and the second-most populous city in the Mountain West after Phoenix, Arizona. In 2016, Denver was named the best place to live in the United States by U.S. News & World Report.

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  1. Denver

    The City and County of Denver is the largest city and the capital of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is also the second most populous county in Colorado after El Paso County. Denver is a consolidated city and county located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 miles east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile or 5,280 feet above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich passes through Union Station and is the temporal reference for the Mountain Time Zone. The 2011 estimated population of Denver was 619,968 which ranks it as the 23rd most populous U.S. city. The 10-county Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area had an estimated 2011 population of 2,599,504 and ranked as the 21st most populous U.S. metropolitan statistical area. The 12-county Denver-Aurora-Boulder Combined Statistical Area had an estimated 2011 population of 3,157,520, which ranks as the 16th most populous U.S. metropolitan area. Denver is the center and the most populous city of the Front Range Urban Corridor, an oblong urban region stretching across 18 counties in two states with an estimated 2011 population of 4,423,936. Denver is the most populous city within a 500-mile radius and the third most populous city in the Mountain West and the Southwestern United States after Phoenix, Arizona and El Paso, Texas.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Denver

    the capital of Colorado, U.S., on a plain 5196 ft. above the sea-level; originally founded as a mining station in 1858, now a large and flourishing and well-appointed town; is the centre of a great trade, and a great mining district.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Denver in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Denver in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Denver in a Sentence

  1. Andrew Friedson:

    University of Denver economist Andrew Friedson, who authored the study, speculated that the protests could have had a limited impact since they took place outdoors.It could be the fact that these events were outdoors. It could be that [ protestors ] are wearing masks. It could be the fact that these events are being driven by young people, and young people are much less likely to be symptomatic.

  2. Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning:

    I haven't made my mind up and I don't see Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning knowing that until after the season's over.

  3. Turkey Talk-Line expert Mary Clingman:

    A lady from Denver [had put] the turkey in a snow bank — that's where she stored it … and it snowed the night before and she couldn’t find it, i said next year put a flag out there to help you.

  4. Liz Stalnaker:

    Removing the name Stapleton from places of honor in Denver is one small, visible way of making amends for that history.

  5. Aurora Police Department:

    This incident was not only tragic, but incredibly heartbreaking for the involved family, the community, and Denver Police Department, in order to conduct a comprehensive investigation, we continue to methodically collect evidence, interview witnesses, and review all available recordings, to include the body worn cameras of all involved officers.

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