mojave mojave  /moʊ ˈhɑ vi/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a member of the North American Indian people formerly living in the Colorado river valley in Arizona and Nevada and California
  2. (n) a desert area in southern California and western Arizona
  3. (n) the Yuman language spoken by the Mohave

News

  1. Legion teams need pitching

    The American Legion Coaches League Trojans faced off with Mojave in a two-game set and lost both games on Saturday, 9-7 and 14-6 at home. They played Foothill on Tuesday and lost 17-2. Drew Middleton pitched for the Trojans in the first game and was the losing pitcher. Middleton pitched for six innings, allowed nine[...]
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Pahrump Valley Times

  2. Diseased Bighorn Sheep Might Have To Be Killed In Mojave National Preserve

    Wildlife officials in California might resort to killing desert bighorn sheep in an effort to contain an outbreak of a deadly disease spreading through the largest herd in Mojave National Preserve, 100 miles southwest of Las Vegas. At least 20 dead sheep
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

  3. Mojave River fire held to a quarter of an acre

    VICTORVILLE Favorable weather and prompt calls to 911 Tuesday night kept a small wildfire in the Mojave River bed from getting out of control, according to San Bernardino County fire officials. Multiple calls to 911 came in regarding a fire along the Mojave River about 8:33 p.m. Four engines from...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Victorville Daily Press

Quotes

  1. "If we cannot put solar power plants in the Mojave desert, I don't know where the hell we can put it," Schwarzenegger said at Yale University.
    on Mar 21, 2009 By: Arnold Schwarzenegger Source: FOXNews

  2. "My suggestion now, as he will not find enough passengers to fill his 100 additional aircraft, is to buy a piece of the Mojave Desert in California and start an aviation museum for his old aircraft," Sir Stelios said. "It could be another...
    on Nov 2, 2009 By: Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. "Deserts account for about one-third of Earth's land area," Graham said. "If our findings in the Mojave can be extrapolated to deserts worldwide, the amount of nitrate - and nitrogen - stored in near-surface soils of warm deserts would need...
    on Feb 28, 2008 By: Robert Graham Source: UC Riverside

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