Definition of Florida
1. Noun. A state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War.
Terms within: Caloosahatchee Canal, Biscayne National Park, Everglades National Park, Daytona Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Gainesville, Jacksonville, Key West, Melbourne, Miami, Miami Beach, Orlando, Palm Beach, Panama City, Pensacola, Sarasota, Saint Augustine, St. Augustine, Saint Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Capital Of Florida, Tallahassee, Tampa, West Palm Beach, Apalachicola, Apalachicola River, Biscayne Bay, Caloosahatchee, Caloosahatchee River, Cape Canaveral, Cape Kennedy, Everglades, Cay, Florida Key, Key, Kissimmee, Kissimmee River, Lake Okeechobee, Okeechobee, Okefenokee Swamp, Saint Johns, Saint Johns River, St. Johns, St. Johns River, Tampa Bay
Generic synonyms: American State
Group relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa, Gulf States
Group relationships: Confederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States Of America, Dixie, Dixieland, South
Definition of Florida
1. Proper noun. A southeast state of the United States of America. Capital: Tallahassee; largest city: Jacksonville. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Lexicographical Neighbors of Florida
Literary usage of Florida
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Constitution of the United States of America by William Hickey, United States (1853)
"Articles of surrender of East florida to the United States on July 10, 1821. ... An act for the establishment of a territorial government in florida was ..."
2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1887)
"This Resolution was responded to by the Legislature of florida on the 12th of January, 1859, by passing a resolution in precisely the same terms, ..."
3. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"1811: to authorize the president to occupy florida. ... 1844: to supplement the act for the admission of florida and Iowa into the union, March 3, ..."
4. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1850)
"(a) The acts passed relating to the territory of florida have been :— An act for carrying into execution the treaty between the United States and Spain, ..."
5. Publications by English Dialect Society (1895)
"•2i4 1766 1767 West florida Gov' Geo' Johnson and Went. 2o4. ... 1766 to 1771 florida, West Nos. 1 to 40. * It is well known that the British government is ..."
6. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"Prefers rich soil and if well grown makes magnificent specimens. A. Cohune succeeds well in southern florida, and also Л. ..."