- a state in the W United States. 110,540 sq. mi. (286,300 sq. km). Capital: Carson City. Abbreviation: NV (for use with zip code), Nev.
Examples from the Web for nevada
A petition has been delivered in Nevada that will put a similar measure to the one in Washington on the ballot in 2016.
It had more petition signatures than any previous Nevada ballot initiative.
Then we were dropping in on some cabaret in Denver, or perhaps it was a restaurant in Nevada.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days
December 13, 2014
But some of his pickup methods might actually be criminal, according to the state of Nevada.School Shooters Love This Pickup Artist Website
December 5, 2014
Hispanic Republican moderate Brian Sandoval just won a landslide reelection in Nevada.Could This Be the First Pro-Choice Republican on a National Ticket?
November 20, 2014
Right ahead was a stone marker which he knew marked the boundary of 150 Nevada.Louisiana Lou
William West Winter
We don't never get much mail from Nevada—not in this office we don't never hardly.Galusha the Magnificent
Joseph C. Lincoln
Goin' way out West, he is, to Nevada; that's where he and his dad live.
She determined to send the letter to the Nevada home and trust to its being forwarded.
In Nevada and Arizona irregular areas of suitable elevation.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
- a state of the western US: lies almost wholly within the Great Basin, a vast desert plateau; noted for production of gold and copper. Capital: Carson City. Pop: 2 241 154 (2003 est). Area: 284 612 sq km (109 889 sq miles)Abbreviation: Nev., (with zip code) NV
Word Origin and History for nevada
U.S. state (organized as a territory 1861, admitted 1864), named for Sierra Nevada mountain range on its western boundary, literally "snowy mountains," from fem. of Spanish nevado "snowy" (see neve).