American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A state of the western United States. It was admitted as the 36th state in 1864. Part of the area ceded by Mexico to the United States in 1848, it became a separate territory in 1861 after an influx of settlers drawn by the discovery (1859) of the Comstock Lode. Carson City is the capital and Las Vegas the largest city. Population: 2,570,000.
- n. a state in the southwestern United States
“NEVADA - Polls of Nevada at this point are meaningless, as it's all about turnout, but, fwiw, the latest one from Fox has Angle up 48 percent to 45 percent for Reid.”
“| Reply | Permalink what nevada poll? the polls i've seen from Nevada showing her beating all republicans. and i follow polls closely.”
“RENO, NEVADA - The Nevada State Republican Convention was called to an abrupt halt on Saturday, after delegates supporting Texas Congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul were elected to the 2008 Republican National Convention.”
“JIM GIBBONS, NEVADA: Nevada is the state that needs water, but we don't need it all at once.”
“JIM GIBBONS, NEVADA: Nevada is a state that needs water, but we don't need it all at once.”
“JIM GIBBONS, NEVADA, GOVERNOR: Nevada is the state that needs water but we don't need it all at once.”
“JUDGE JOE BONAVENTURE, CLARK COUNTY, NEVADA, DISTRICT COURT: Mr. Simpson, under Nevada law, you may introduce evidence on your own behalf at this proceeding.”
“JEFF ZUPON, NEVADA NATIONAL GUARD: Well, Nevada is one of those states where most people back East think it ` s pretty small.”
“NEVADA CHAIRMAN: Madam Secretary, the great state of Nevada is proud of its vast natural resources, of its dynamic entertainment industry and of the fact that for the first time in many years, the majority of its citizens are Democrats.”
“NEVADA: Benefits 57,000 workers in Nevada, representing 12.0 percent of all hourly workers in the state.”
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