Examples from the Web for florida
This week, Florida became the 36th state to allow same-sex marriage.
“Please, please do not permit this to happen here in Florida,” wrote Cris K. Smith of East Polk County.
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.
There were also the fleshy remains of the seniors who migrated to Florida from all points north.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Novel spectacle was this on the wild and primitive shore of Florida.Makers and Romance of Alabama History|B. F. Riley
Colonel Gadsden was appointed quartermaster general for Florida, and acting inspector general.General Scott|General Marcus J. Wright
Most of our ambitious tarpon fishers go to Florida, where each fish captured will probably cost you some fifty dollars.Ranching, Sport and Travel|Thomas Carson
I like Florida very much, for I can be out-of-doors from morning until night, and I have such good times playing in the sand.
I pumped his hand, which was still cold and particularly clammy in the close heat of the Florida night.Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom|Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for florida
Word Origin and History for florida
U.S. state, formerly a Spanish colony, probably from Spanish Pascua florida, literally "flowering Easter," a Spanish name for Palm Sunday, because the peninsula was discovered on that day (March 20, 1513) by the expedition of Spanish explorer Ponce de León (1474-1521). From Latin floridus (see florid).
Culture definitions for florida
The southeasternmost state of the contiguous United States, bordered by Alabama and Georgia to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east and south, and the Gulf of Mexico and Alabama to the west. Its capital is Tallahassee, and its largest city is Jacksonville.