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  • Nevada; -- a nickname alluding to its silver mines.

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  • proper noun A nickname of Nevada

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  • noun a state in the southwestern United States

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Examples

  • But the FDIC lacked the authority to close Silver State, which is a state-chartered bank and whose primary regulator is the Nevada Financial Institutions Division.

    Nevada Bank Failure Highlights

  • According to John Ralson, who apparently has some sort of Avatar-like connection to all living things in the Silver State, Berkley had been weighing the decision for a while but ultimately decided that the opportunity was too good to pass up.

    HUFFPOST HILL - Congress Passes Budget, Catastrophe Postponed

  • Only one other state is within shouting distance - Nevada with eight - although the Silver State owns the best overall record in voting for presidential victors throughout the past 100 years.

    Ohio Is The New Belle Of The Bellwether Ball

  • According to a survey released by Public Policy Polling earlier this week, 68 percent of Republican voters in the Silver State say they wish a candidate other than Angle had emerged the GOP nominee to take on Reid.

    Harry Reid: Tea Party 'Will Disappear' (VIDEO)

  • Only one other state is within shouting distance - Nevada with eight - although the Silver State owns the best overall record in voting for presidential victors throughout the past 100 years.

    Ohio Is The New Belle Of The Bellwether Ball

  • President Obama won the Silver State by 12 points in 2008, but the 2010 election saw Gov.

    The Fix: John Ensign to retire in 2012

  • Last month, the Sunreported that Goodman is considering making a run for governor in the Silver State after he exits his current post in July:

    Las Vegas Mayor: Showgirls 'Take My Arm,''Hold My Gin'

  • Only one other state is within shouting distance - Nevada with eight - although the Silver State owns the best overall record in voting for presidential victors throughout the past 100 years.

    Ohio Is The New Belle Of The Bellwether Ball

  • Such a move could have benefitted Mitt Romney, as the former Massachusetts governor is the early favorite in the Silver State.

    Nevada Moves Back Caucus

  • Only one other state is within shouting distance - Nevada with eight - although the Silver State owns the best overall record in voting for presidential victors throughout the past 100 years.

    Ohio Is The New Belle Of The Bellwether Ball

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