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Nevada Line breaks: Nev¦ada
Pronunciation: /nɪˈvɑːdə/

Definition of Nevada in English:

A state of the western US; population 2,600,167 (est. 2008); capital, Carson City. Acquired from Mexico in 1848, it became the 36th state of the US in 1864.

Derivatives

Nevadan

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adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • What I mean is that on most big-ticket issues - on the sorts of issues that, historically, elections turn on - most Nevadans disagreed more with the national Republican Party than they did with the Democrats.
  • I do, though, hope that Nevadans won't stand for this judicial nullification of the people's will, and that they will promptly make clear that it is they who get to add or delete portions of the Nevada Constitution.
  • The same day that Floridians voted to improve the plight of their working poor, Nevadans did so too.

Words that rhyme with Nevada

ardour (US ardor), armada, Bader, cadre, carder, cicada, Dalriada, enchilada, Garda, gelada, Granada, Haggadah, Hamada, intifada, lambada, larder, Masada, panada, piña colada, pousada, promenader, retarder, Scheherazade, Theravada, Torquemada, tostada

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