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Colorado
COLORADO (/kɒləˈrædoʊ, -ˈrɑːdoʊ/ ( listen ) ) is a state in the United States
United States
encompassing most of the Southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains . Colorado
Colorado
is part of the Western United States
United States
, the Southwestern United States
United States
, and the Mountain States . Colorado
Colorado
is the 8th most extensive and the 21st most populous of the 50 United States
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Legislature
A LEGISLATURE is a deliberative assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity such as a country or city . Legislatures form important parts of most governments ; in the separation of powers model, they are often contrasted with the executive and judicial branches of government. Laws enacted by legislatures are known as legislation . Legislatures observe and steer governing actions and usually have exclusive authority to amend the budget or budgets involved in the process. The members of a legislature are called legislators . In a democracy , legislators are most commonly popularly elected , although indirect election and appointment by the executive are also used, particularly for bicameral legislatures featuring an upper chamber
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ISO 3166
ISO 3166 is a standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) that defines codes for the names of countries , dependent territories , special areas of geographical interest, and their principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states ). The official name of the standard is Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions. CONTENTS * 1 Parts * 2 Editions * 3 ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency * 3.1 Members * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links PARTSIt consists of three parts: * ISO 3166-1 , Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions – Part 1: Country
Country
codes, defines codes for the names of countries, dependent territories, and special areas of geographical interest
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ISO 3166-2
ISO 3166-2 is part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and defines codes for identifying the principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states ) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1 . The official name of the standard is Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions – Part 2: Country subdivision
Country subdivision
code. It was first published in 1998. The purpose of ISO 3166-2 is to establish an international standard of short and unique alphanumeric codes to represent the relevant administrative divisions and dependent territories of all countries in a more convenient and less ambiguous form than their full names
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Upper House
An UPPER HOUSE, sometimes called a Senate
Senate
, is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature (or one of three chambers of a tricameral legislature ), the other chamber being the lower house . The house formally designated as the upper house is usually smaller, and often has more restricted power, than the lower house. Examples of upper houses in countries include the UK's House of Lords , Canada's Senate , India's Rajya Sabha , Russia's Federation Council , Ireland's Seanad , Germany's Bundesrat and the United States
United States
Senate
Senate

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List Of U.S. States And Territories By Area
A TERRITORY is an administrative division , usually an area that is under the jurisdiction of a state . In most countries , a territory is an organized division of an area that is controlled by a country but is not formally developed into, or incorporated into, a political unit of the country that is of equal status to other political units that may often be referred to by words such as "provinces" or "states". In international politics , a territory is usually a non-sovereign geographic area which has come under the authority of another government; which has not been granted the powers of self-government normally devolved to secondary territorial divisions; or both
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Lower House
A LOWER HOUSE is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature , the other chamber being the upper house . Inside the Australian House of Representatives Despite its official position "below" the upper house, in many legislatures worldwide, the lower house has come to wield more power. A legislature composed of only one house is described as unicameral
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List Of U.S. States By Elevation
The ELEVATION of a geographic location is its height above or below a fixed reference point, most commonly a reference geoid , a mathematical model of the Earth\'s sea level as an equipotential gravitational surface (see Geodetic system, vertical datum ). Elevation, or GEOMETRIC HEIGHT, is mainly used when referring to points on the Earth's surface, while altitude or geopotential height is used for points above the surface, such as an aircraft in flight or a spacecraft in orbit, and depth is used for points below the surface. Elevation
Elevation
is not to be confused with the distance from the center of the Earth; due to equatorial bulge , the summits of Mt. Everest and Chimborazo have, respectively, the largest elevation and the largest geocentric distance
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Admission To The Union
The ADMISSION TO THE UNION Clause of the United States Constitution
United States Constitution
, oftentimes called the NEW STATES Clause, and found at Article IV, Section 3, Clause 1 , authorizes the Congress to admit new states into the United States
United States
beyond the thirteen already in existence at the time the Constitution went into effect . The Constitution went into effect on June 21, 1788, after ratification by 9 of the 13 states, and the federal government began operations under it on March 4, 1789. Since then, 37 additional states have been admitted into the Union. Each new state has been admitted on an equal footing with those already in existence. Of the 37 states admitted to the Union by Congress, all but six have been established from an existing U.S. organized incorporated territory . A state so created might encompass all or a portion of a territory
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Nil Sine Numine
This page lists English translations of notable Latin phrases, such as veni vidi vici and et cetera. Some of the phrases are themselves translations of Greek phrases , as Greek rhetoric and literature reached its peak centuries before the rise of ancient Rome
Rome
. This list covers the letter N. See List of Latin phrases for the main list. LIST OF LATIN PHRASES * A * B * C * D * E * F * G * H * I * J * K * L * M * N * O * P * Q * R * S * T * U * V * W * X * Y * Z * full References N LATIN TRANSLATION NOTES NANOS GIGANTUM HUMERIS INSIDENTES Dwarfs standing on the shoulders of giants
Dwarfs standing on the shoulders of giants
First recorded by John of Salisbury in the twelfth century and attributed to Bernard of Chartres
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Demonym
A DEMONYM (/ˈdɛmənɪm/ ; δῆμος dẽmos "people, tribe", ὄνομα ónoma "name") is a word that identifies residents or natives of a particular place, which is derived from the name of that particular place. It is a neologism (i.e., a recently minted term); previously GENTILIC was recorded in English dictionaries, e.g., the Oxford English Dictionary and Chambers Twentieth Century Dictionary. Examples of demonyms include a Pakistani for a person from Pakistan
Pakistan
, Swahili for a person of the Swahili coast , the colloquial Kiwi for a person from New Zealand
New Zealand
, and a Cochabambino for a person from the city of Cochabamba . Demonyms do not always clearly distinguish place of origin or ethnicity from place of residence or citizenship, and many demonyms overlap with the ethnonym for the ethnically dominant group of a region
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List Of Metropolitan Statistical Areas
Population * Area * Density * Ethnic identity * Foreign-born * Income * Spanish speakers * By decade URBAN AREAS Populous cities and metropolitan areas METROPOLITAN AREAS * 574 Primary Statistical Areas * 169 Combined Statistical Areas * 929 Core Based Statistical Areas * 389 Metropolitan Statistical Areas * 540 Micropolitan Statistical Areas MEGAREGIONS * SEE ALSO * North American metro areas * World cities * v * t * e The United States
United States
Office of Management and Budget
Office of Management and Budget
(OMB) has defined 382 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) for the United States
United States
and seven for Puerto Rico
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Mountain Standard Time
The MOUNTAIN TIME ZONE of North America
North America
keeps time by subtracting seven hours from Coordinated Universal Time
Coordinated Universal Time
(UTC) when standard time is in effect, and by subtracting six hours during daylight saving time ( UTC−6
UTC−6
). The clock time in this zone is based on the mean solar time at the 105th meridian west of the Greenwich Observatory . In the United States, the exact specification for the location of time zones and the dividing lines between zones is set forth in the Code of Federal Regulations at 49 CFR 71. In the United States
United States
and Canada
Canada
, this time zone is generically called MOUNTAIN TIME (MT). Specifically, it is MOUNTAIN STANDARD TIME (MST) when observing standard time , and MOUNTAIN DAYLIGHT TIME (MDT) when observing daylight saving time
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Mountain Time Zone
The MOUNTAIN TIME ZONE of North America
North America
keeps time by subtracting seven hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) when standard time is in effect, and by subtracting six hours during daylight saving time ( UTC−6
UTC−6
). The clock time in this zone is based on the mean solar time at the 105th meridian west of the Greenwich Observatory . In the United States, the exact specification for the location of time zones and the dividing lines between zones is set forth in the Code of Federal Regulations at 49 CFR 71. In the United States
United States
and Canada
Canada
, this time zone is generically called MOUNTAIN TIME (MT). Specifically, it is MOUNTAIN STANDARD TIME (MST) when observing standard time , and MOUNTAIN DAYLIGHT TIME (MDT) when observing daylight saving time
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Democratic Party (United States)
The DEMOCRATIC PARTY is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States
United States
, along with the Republican Party (GOP). Tracing its heritage back to Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
and James Madison
James Madison
's Democratic-Republican Party
Democratic-Republican Party
, the modern-day Democratic Party was founded around 1828 by supporters of Andrew Jac