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 (nə-văd′ə, -vä′də) Abbr. NV or Nev.
A state of the western United States. It was admitted as the 36th state in 1864. Part of the area ceded by Mexico to the United States in 1848, it became a separate territory in 1861 after an influx of settlers drawn by the discovery (1859) of the Comstock Lode. Carson City is the capital and Las Vegas the largest city.

Ne·vad′an, Ne·vad′i·an adj. & n.


(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Nevada
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Noun1.Nevadan - a native or resident of Nevada
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
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NYSE MKT: BRG) has acquired the 480-unit multifamily Nevadan Apartments in Atlanta, Georgia, the company said.
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A 2011 study by the Nevada State Office of Rural Health found that the 281,000 residents of rural Nevadan counties were served by only 215 medical doctors, two licensed psychiatrists, and 1,350 registered nurses.
Phil (Bradley Cooper) Wenneck, Stu (Ed Helms) and Doug (Justin Bartha) are driving Alan (Zach Galifianakis) to a Nevadan clinic to address his unstable behaviour.
A native Nevadan, she attended the University of Nevada Reno (UNR) after high school, and then enrolled in the Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) dental hygiene program in the fall of 2010.
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The longest word stretching across a statename border is the nine-letter CAROLINAS, followed by the eight-letter LANDMASS and MONTANAN, and then the seven-letter NEVADAN and ISLANDS.
My goals are to serve in the office I'm in right now," Bush told a Nevadan who approached him after his event in Reno.
Of special note are the chapters presenting Nevadan culture, sport, and tourist destinations.
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Evans joined the Review-Journal in 1987 as a reporter for Nevadan, the newspaper's Sunday magazine, which ceased publication in 1990.
The new exploration company's CEO is uncharacteristically and unconventionally approached by a Nevadan Mexican-Native American woman who's skills, from a sordid and seedy past, are potentially useful in addressing the elaborate, inter-connected, proposed catapulting of the world's largest gold discovery onto the world stage.

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