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Las Ve·gas

 (läs vā′gəs)
A city of southeast Nevada in the northeast Mojave Desert west of Lake Mead. It was developed as a resort in the 1940s and is now a major entertainment center known for its casinos.

Las Vegas

(læs ˈveɪɡəs)
n
(Placename) a city in SE Nevada: famous for luxury hotels and casinos. Pop: 517 017 (2003 est)

Las Ve•gas

(lɑs ˈveɪ gəs)
n.
a city in SE Nevada. 376,906.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Las Vegas - largest city in NevadaLas Vegas - largest city in Nevada; located in southeastern Nevada; originally settled by Mormons but is now famous for entertainment and gambling and general excess
Battle Born State, Nevada, NV, Sagebrush State, Silver State - a state in the southwestern United States
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