What does Arizona mean?

Arizona meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1861, originally since the title of a breakaway Confederate region of south brand new Mexico; arranged roughly along modern-day outlines as a U.S. area in 1863. From Spanish Arizonac, probably from a local title one of the O'odham (Piman) men and women indicating "having only a little spring." Alternative concept is it derives from Basque arizonak "great oaks."

Arizona meaning in General Dictionary

shiny snake

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  • a state in southwestern usa; website associated with the Grand Canyon

Arizona - German to English

Arizona [Grand Canyon State]

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  • Valentine State [nickname] [Arizona]

Sentence Examples with the word Arizona

The builders of Casas Grandes, in Chihuahua, evidently belonged to the Pueblo tribes of Arizona and New Mexico.

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