What do YOU say? How do you pronounce 'Arriba?'

How about the name of the town on I-70 out east past Limon? Starts with an A.

If you've ever mumbled the name of a city or street because you're not sure how to say it, you're probably not alone, so it's time for another round of "What Do You Say?"

A few Next viewers nominated "Arriba," particularly Kendall Wills and Cindy Hutchins, who wanted to know how to pronounced this area out East, past Limon.

What do you say?

A--ree-buh?

or

Air-uh-buh?

Think fast because here's your answer:

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"It's just (Air-uh-buh)," Josie Hart, the town clerk told us. "Just sound it out. Arriba. No reason to go "A-ree-buh." Just Arriba ... it's a small, crazy little town, and we have one gas station. And it's pronounced Arriba."

If you want to hear the exact pronunciation, just check out that video above, and you can hear Hart say it outloud.

The Town Clerk says Arriba is 195 people strong. Arriba turns 100 years old next year.

If you want to send us down a dirt road or a busy highway in search of the proper pronunciation of a Colorado place name, you know how to get in touch. Email next@9news.com, use Facebook or tweet us with #HeyNext.

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