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The capital of Nevada, in the western part of the state near the California border on the east side of Lake Tahoe. Named for Kit Carson, it grew after the discovery of the Comstock Lode in 1859.
(Placename) a city in W Nevada, capital of the state. Pop: 55 311 (2003 est)
a town in and the capital of Nevada, in the W part. 36,650.