nevada : Common Errors in English

About nevada

“Nuh-VAH-duh” is a little closer to the original Spanish pronunciationthan the way Nevadans pronounce the name of their home state, but thecorrect middle syllable is the same “A” sound as in “sad.” When EastCoast broadcasters use the first pronunciation, they mark themselves asoutsiders.

nevada Meaning(s)

  • (n) a state in the southwestern United States

nevada in News

  1. Nevada ACLU backing suit against 'patient dumping'

    A psychiatric patient has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in Nevada accusing state officials of giving him a one-way bus ticket to Northern California, where he arrived, scared and disoriented, without ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Nevada Firefighters Help Out At Big Colorado Wildfire

    The Nevada Division of Forestry sent two employees to help fight the Colorado wildfire Tuesday night, according to Deputy Administrator Dave Prather. One employee will work as a type 1 incident commander to help "run the show," according to Prather. The
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

  3. Nevada senators want more clout on border security

    Nevada’s senators have registered their first official complaint with the Senate’s immigration bill: it doesn’t give Nevada enough say about the southern border strategy.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Las Vegas Sun

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