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Fort Lauderdale


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southeast Florida on the Atlantic coast north of Miami Beach. It is a yachting and fishing resort and has long been a favorite vacation spot for college students during spring break. Population: 186,000.

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  • n. a city in southeast Florida on the Atlantic coast to the north of Miami; a favorite place for college students to go on their spring vacations


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  • In marketing materials, Mr. Trump called the Fort Lauderdale project "my latest development" and signed his name to letters announcing that "we have commenced construction" of the project.

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  • Condo king Jorge Perez has become a partner in the redevelopment of Ireland's Inn in Fort Lauderdale, which is planning more than 400,000-square-feet of condos and hotel space.

    Boston Business News - Local Boston News | Boston Business Journal

  • The truth of the matter is, all of Patty's close friends are Jewish liberals and he lives in Fort Lauderdale, which is littered with 'em.

    Baseball Analysts

  • Starr is a big deal up North: He started out running nightclubs and is known for his showmanship; he has partnered with famous Japanese chef Morimoto on a couple of projects, and his new Steak 954 at the Fort Lauderdale is his 19th restaurant, following Buddakan, Morimoto,

    Broward-Palm Beach New Times | Complete Issue

  • Significant rent declines continued in places such as Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Orange County, Calif.

    Office Vacancy Rate Keeps Climbing

  • While famous college Spring Break destinations such as Fort Lauderdale, Daytona Beach and Panama City Beach have waned in popularity somewhat over the years due to local efforts to clamp down on out-of-control partying, Crescent Beach has maintained its status as Gainesville's adopted beach for a smaller-scale spring vacation.

    Local News from The Gainesville Sun

  • Surrounding areas, such as Fort Lauderdale (just 25 minutes away on a clear day), are the way to go.


  • Jacksonville ranked eighth out of 19 Florida markets in condo sales, dwarfed by South Florida markets such as Fort Lauderdale with 9,894 sales, West Palm Beach/Boca Raton with 7,887 and Tampa/St. Petersburg/Clearwater with 7,420.

    National Business News - Local Business News | bizjournals

  • ALGT) focuses on flying travelers from small cities to world-class leisure destinations such as Fort Lauderdale, Fla., News Articles

  • United, forward Charlie Davies had a goal and an assist in the first half of a 5-1 victory over the Canadian under-20 national team Monday morning in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

    Charlie Davies with a goal and assist in D.C. United's first preseason match in Florida


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