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Flor·i·da

Florida

 
pronunciation:
flo rih d
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part of speech: noun
definition: a state in the southeastern United States on the Atlantic Coast. Its capital is Tallahassee. (abbreviated: FL)
 
derivation: Floridian (n.)
Word History
Florida is a Spanish word that means "land of flowers." Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León chose the name in 1513, when he claimed the land for Spain.
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