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 (flôr′ĭ-də, flŏr′-) Abbr. FL or Fla.
A state of the southeast United States bordering on the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. It was admitted as the 27th state in 1845. The peninsula was explored by Juan Ponce de León in 1513 and became the center of a Spanish settlement that included the southeast part of the present-day United States. Spain finally ceded the area in 1819. Tallahassee is the capital.

Flo·rid′i·an (flə-rĭd′ē-ən), Flor′i·dan (-ĭd-n) adj.


(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Florida
(Placename) of or relating to Florida or its inhabitants
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Noun1.Floridian - a native or resident of Florida
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
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The famous Fountain of Youth, if I am rightly informed, is situated in the southern part of the Floridian peninsula, not far from Lake Macaco.
Global Banking News-November 4, 2015--Seacoast Banking of Florida acquires Floridian Financial
3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida ("Seacoast") (NASDAQ: SBCF), the holding company for Seacoast National Bank ("Seacoast Bank"), announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Floridian Financial Group, Inc.
Floridian Partners, LLC, a full-service strategic communications and advocacy firm with offices in Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Tallahassee and Tampa, has led numerous successful marketing, communications and advocacy
The president was spending the weekend in Palm City in eastern Florida, at the private Floridian National Golf Club.
To be eligible, an individual(s) must be a Floridian, residing in the state for a minimum of five years; should have made a substantial contribution to improving the quality of life of Floridians; and exhibit a commitment to the common good and a dedication to making Florida a better place to live and work.
com)-- On Saturday, December 1st 2012, TMG Entertainment will present the inaugural Floridian Awards with Ocean Drive Magazine as the presenting media sponsor taking place at the Chapman Conference Center 245 NE Fourth St.
AGIO'S GRAND FLORIDIAN COLLECTION reflects a Victorian style inspired by Florida's golden era.
The Society of Cosmetic Chemists will hold its annual scientific seminar on June 5-6 at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa located in Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, FL.
This is the lobby of Orlando's Grand Floridian resort and it's definitely not for anyone who stays in hotels simply to have a roof over their head.
Augustine, Fort Lauderdale, Ocala National Park, and so many more Floridian communities, all in a superbly organized, completely "user-friendly" and easy-to-use guide which is confidently recommended to anyone anticipating their next trip to Florida.
Babbit (Department of Natural Resources, University of New Hampshire), Amphibians And Reptiles: Status And Conservation In Florida is a compendium of articles of Floridian herpetofauna.