Associations to the word «Mesa»


MESA, noun. Flat area of land or plateau higher than other land, with one or more clifflike edges
MESA, proper noun. A city in Arizona
MESA, proper noun. A CDP in California
MESA, proper noun. An unincorporated community in Colorado
MESA, proper noun. A city in Washington
MESA, proper noun. A town in Mozambique

Dictionary definition

MESA, noun. Flat tableland with steep edges; "the tribe was relatively safe on the mesa but they had to descend into the valley for water".
MESA, noun. A city in Arizona just to the east of Phoenix; originally a suburb of Phoenix.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats