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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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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.
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.
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.
July 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dennis Hof--legal brothel mogul, HBO-TV star, best-selling author, successful business entrepreneur and Nevadan, has announced he has joined the Libertarian Party and has organized an exploratory committee to run for U.
Of special note are the chapters presenting Nevadan culture, sport, and tourist destinations.
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.
The Extra Mile Award from the Nevada Cancer Coalition for ensuring Nevadan access to nicotine dependence treatment
Sharp is a fifth-generation Nevadan and has been practicing law since 1992.
An in-depth fact sheet explains why an additional $1 per pack tax is better for health of Nevadan over a 40 cent tax increase.

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