Florida

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English[edit]

Map of US highlighting Florida

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish, a shortening of either la Florida ‎(the flowery one) or Pascua Florida ‎(flowery Easter).[1] It is the oldest surviving European-given place-name in the US.[2][1]

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Florida

  1. The southeasternmost state of the United States of America. Capital: Tallahassee; largest city: Jacksonville.
  2. The peninsula which makes up most of the state.

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Steven Otfinoski, Juan Ponce de Leon: Discoverer of Florida (2004, ISBN 07614161020, page 38
  2. ^ George Stewart, Names on the Land: A Historical Account of Place-Naming in the United States (1945, New York: Random House), pages 11–13, 17, 18. Appalachia is the fourth-oldest.

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Czech[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Florida f

  1. Florida

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈflɔ.ri.da/, /flo.ˈri.da/
  • Rhymes: -ɔrida, -ida
  • Hyphenation: Flò‧ri‧da, Flo‧rì‧da

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Florida f

  1. Florida

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /flǒrida/
  • Hyphenation: Flo‧ri‧da

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Flòrida f ‎(Cyrillic spelling Фло̀рида)

  1. Florida (U.S. state)

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Slovak[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈflo.ri.da/
  • Hyphenation: Flo‧ri‧da

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Florida f ‎(genitive Floridy) declension pattern žena

  1. Florida (U.S. state)

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Usage notes[edit]

Uses the preposition na.

References[edit]

  • Florida in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Florida f

  1. Florida

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