13 Words You’ll Only Understand If You’re From Arizona

With Southwest’s rich heritage, we have a lot of unique words that you would be hard pressed to find in other parts of the country. There are a few that come from Spanish or Indigenous languages that were around before present-day borders were drawn, so keep that in mind if you happen to encounter a word outside of Arizona. However, I think these words are certainly more common here than in New Mexico or California

Without further ado, here are thirteen words you have probably encountered once or twice if you’re a Zonie.

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What other words or phrases do you know that are unique to Arizona?