cholla cholla  /ˈtʃɑ lə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) arborescent cacti having very spiny cylindrical stem segments; southwestern United States and Mexico

Usage(s):

  • Here he praises the saguaro, the prickly pear and the wicked cholla cactus with all the exuberance of a convert.

News

  • Thursdays Doings: Jen's Open Mic at Riley's Irish Tavern

    There are some great things happening in the Moldy Pueblo tonight, but one highlight is sure to be Jen McDonald's open mic from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Riley's Irish Tavern, 5140 N. La Cholla Blvd. Remember Jen? She was the owner of the late Glass Onion Café, a Beatles-themed sandwich shop that cultivated a following for its open-mic nites and eclectic music offerings.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Tucson Weekly

Quotes

  • "Well, the film turned out a lot longer than we thought," Clyne said. "But we felt it told the story well. It's true no record label would probably ever approve this sort of thing, and the surroundings at Cholla Bay were definitely a...
    on Sep 12, 2008 By: Roger Clyne Source: Galesburg Register-Mail

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