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How to use Florida in a sentence
“Please, please do not permit this to happen here in Florida,” wrote Cris K. Smith of East Polk County.
“I do not support gay marriages being recognized in Florida,” he wrote Andrew Walther of Sanford.
Meanwhile, in Florida, Bush was flooded with questions about whether gay marriage could possibly come to the Sunshine State.
A few days later, Bush replied, “We will uphold the law in Florida.”
Like many Americans—but few Republican presidential candidates—the former Florida governor has evolved on the issue.
Ferdinand de Soto sailed from Havana with ten ships for the conquest of Florida.
Fine specimens are found in Florida and some elaborately carved have been unearthed in Virginia.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
He fitted out an expedition to search Florida for more gold, and lost his life.
Ferdinand de Soto, landed on the West coast of Florida, in search of gold.
Footnote 81: Florida tobacco is noted for the white rust found on the leaves.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
British Dictionary definitions for Florida
a state of the southeastern US, between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico: consists mostly of a low-lying peninsula ending in the Florida Keys a chain of small islands off the coast of S Florida, extending southwest for over 160 km (100 miles). Capital: Tallahassee. Pop: 17 019 068 (2003 est). Area: 143 900 sq km (55 560 sq miles): Abbreviation: Fla., (with zip code) FL
Straits of Florida a sea passage between the Florida Keys and Cuba, linking the Atlantic with the Gulf of Mexico
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Cultural definitions for Florida
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