Definition of Florida in English:

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Florida

Pronunciation: /ˈflôridə/
A state in the southeastern US, on a peninsula that extends into the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico; population 18,328,340 (est. 2008); capital, Tallahassee; statehood, Mar. 3, 1845 (27). Explored by Ponce de León in 1513, it was purchased from Spain by the US in 1819. It is a popular resort and retirement area.

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Syllabification: Flor·i·da

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