telluride

noun tel·lu·ride \ ˈtel-yə-ˌrīd \

Definition of telluride

: a binary compound of tellurium with a more electropositive element or group

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Telluride

geographical name Tel·lu·ride \ ˈtel-yə-ˌrīd \

Definition of Telluride

town in the San Juan Mountains, southwestern Colorado population 2325
Note: Founded as a mining camp, Telluride flourished with the discovery of silver, gold, copper, iron, lead, and zinc nearby. Today it is a ski resort with numerous upscale seasonal homes.

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