Definition of Nevada in English:

Nevada

Line breaks: Nev¦ada
Pronunciation: /nɪˈvɑːdə
 
/
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

adjective & noun
More 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.

Definition of Nevada in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day neoteny
Pronunciation: niːˈɒt(ə)ni
noun
retention of juvenile features in the adult animal