Definition of Florida in English:

Florida

Line breaks: Flor|ida
Pronunciation: /ˈflɒrɪdə
 
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A state forming a peninsula of the south-eastern US; population 18,328,340 (est. 2008); capital, Tallahassee. Explored by Ponce de León in 1513, it was purchased from Spain by the US in 1819; it became the 27th state of the Union in 1845.

Derivatives

Floridian

adjective & noun
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  • One of the reasons why we might do better than other places is because Florida is comprised of Floridians, people who understand how important it is to prepare for these storms.
  • Hurricanes tear apart Florida, but they bring together Floridians, family by family, neighborhood by neighborhood, city by city.
  • I ask Floridians and the tourists that we're fortunate to have in our state to focus on this storm, not the line, but the whole storm itself to make their decisions.

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