Definition of Coloradan in English:


(also Coloradoan)

Pronunciation /ˌkäləˈräd(ə)n/ /ˌkɑləˈrɑd(ə)n/ /ˌkäləˈrad(ə)n/ /ˌkɑləˈræd(ə)n/


  • Relating to or characteristic of the US state of Colorado or its inhabitants.

    ‘Coloradan geological and natural features’
    • ‘He was formally nominated as the first black candidate of a major US political party at the Democratic National Convention in the Coloradan capital.’
    • ‘Education reformers won in Coloradan elections, though voters shot down a $1 billion tax hike to raise money for schools.’
    • ‘The South Platte River system, which flows east through the Coloradan plateau, is splattered with cattle ranches, sheep pastures, and dairy farms.’
    • ‘Douglas County, or Dougco in Coloradanparlance, lies to the south of Denver.’
    • ‘If you think that this makes the law unenforceable, congratulations: you're in broad agreement with more than one Coloradan county sheriff.’


  • A native or inhabitant of the US state of Colorado.

    ‘this Coloradan has a promising future’
    • ‘She tells her story of being a fifth-generation Coloradan who was raised by a single mother.’
    • ‘A native Coloradan, she graduated magna cum laude from Syracuse University's S.I.’
    • ‘We Coloradans like our outdoors and we like our movies.’
    • ‘Hundreds of thousands of Coloradans will have new dental care benefits in 2014 under twin health-reform efforts.’
    • ‘We're looking forward to seeing more from this young Coloradan this season.’