Etymology: First attested w:1759, 1759, from mesa, "table," from mensa, "table."
- Flat area of land or plateau higher than other land, with one or more clifflike edges
- " A few more miles of hot sand and gravel and red stone brought us around a low mesa to the Little Colorado."
- A city in Maricopa County, Arizona; the second largest city in the metropolitan area of Phoenix and the third largest city in Arizona.
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