from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.
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- proper n. A state of the United States of America. Capital: Carson City.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a state in the southwestern United States
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