Examples of mesa in a Sentence
a mesa in the Arizona desert
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The whole scheme, from the first, contemplated the construction of a dam in the San Diego river and a wooden flume from it, to convey the water to a suitable point for distribution in the city and on the high mesa grounds in the immediate vicinity.
Over the past month, miles of chain-link fencing have been erected on the open mesa, blocking off individual parcels of land.
Hike with caution on the top of the mesa — there are no guardrails, and some exposed sections are windy.
Virtually all of the mesa, however, was left out of the Trump boundaries.
At least three mobile security cameras have also been placed at points overlooking the broad mesa.
Elsewhere in Wyoming, tribes seek to change Devils Tower, the name of an 870-foot (265-meter) volcanic mesa in the first U.S. national monument, to Bear Lodge.
The boom on the mesa also would lead Jonas Salk to build his institute across the street.
Scholars have documented how Oñate oversaw atrocities that included the killing of 800 people in Acoma Pueblo, an ancient adobe aerie atop a 357-foot-tall sandstone mesa where the Acoma people still live today.
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Origin and Etymology of mesa
First Known Use: 1840See Words from the same year
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Definition of mesa for English Language Learners
: a hill that has a flat top and steep sides and that is found in the southwestern U.S.
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