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A city of western Nevada on the Truckee River near the California border. It grew with the construction of the railroad in 1868 and attracted many visitors after the state passed laws permitting gambling and simple divorce in the 1930s.


(Placename) a city in W Nevada, at the foot of the Sierra Nevada: noted as a divorce, wedding, and gambling centre by reason of its liberal laws. Pop: 193 882 (2003 est)


(ˈri noʊ)

a city in W Nevada. 155,499.
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Noun1.Reno - a city in western Nevada at the foot of the Sierra Nevada MountainsReno - a city in western Nevada at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains; known for gambling casinos and easy divorce and remarriage
Battle Born State, Nevada, NV, Sagebrush State, Silver State - a state in the southwestern United States
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The train entered the State of Nevada through the Carson Valley about nine o'clock, going always northeasterly; and at midday reached Reno, where there was a delay of twenty minutes for breakfast.
Speaking of deals," he said, "reminds me of a poker game I once seen in Reno, Nevada.
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Rick Reno, director of the annual Lane County Fair and manager of the Lane Events Center, has been terminated by the county and given a special $16,000 severance payment in return for agreeing not to pursue claims against the county, according to documents the county has released.
But when a bio-weapon quarantines all the other officers, the Reno squad not only has to hunt down the antidote, but maintain law and order in Dade County.
The City of Reno has big plans for delegates attending the 2006 Congress of Cities and Exposition next month.
Informatively written by Reno local Mike White, Afoot & Afield Reno-Tahoe: A Comprehensive Hiking Guide is a satisfyingly in-depth outdoor hiking guide to the Reno-Tahoe region on the Nevada-California border.
American Society for Testing and Materials, Committee E17 on Vehicle-Pavement Systems meeting, Hilton Reno Resort, Reno, NV, Dan Smith (610) 832-9727-June 12-15.
Moments later the gun has slipped out of Wiegel's hands and is flying away across the Reno skyline while the rest of them debate whether to chase it or just pump it full of lead.
It's once again time to get your credentials to make sure you'll be able to represent your DAV Chapter or Auxiliary Unit in the "Biggest Little City in the World" at the 83rd DAV and Auxiliary National Convention at the fabulous Reno Hilton in Reno, Nev.