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MESA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Mesa mean? 

MESA (noun)
  The noun MESA has 2 senses:

1. flat tableland with steep edges
2. a city in Arizona just east of Phoenix; originally a suburb of Phoenix

  Familiarity information: MESA used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MESA (noun)


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Meaning:

Flat tableland with steep edges

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Synonyms:

mesa; table

Context example:

the tribe was relatively safe on the mesa but they had to descend into the valley for water

Hypernyms ("mesa" is a kind of...):

plateau; tableland (a relatively flat highland)


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Meaning:

A city in Arizona just east of Phoenix; originally a suburb of Phoenix

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

city; metropolis; urban center (a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts)

Holonyms ("Mesa" is a part of...):

Arizona; AZ; Grand Canyon State (a state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon)


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