nevada :

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.

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Definitions

  • n  a state in the southwestern United States
News & Articles

  • Miss Nevada Falls Short Of Final Five
    Miss Nevada USA Chelsea Caswell failed to make the final cut to the top-five finalists in Sundays Miss USA competition at Planet Hollywood Resort. Caswell had made through two previous cuts during which 51 contestants were pared down to the final five.
    June 17, 2013 - Las Vegas Review-Journal
  • Nevada football team lands tight end recruit for 2014 class
    First-year Nevada football coach Brian Polian has shown that he does some things differently than the way his predecessor, Chris Ault, did. And one of those is long-range recruiting.
    June 15, 2013 - Reno Gazette-Journal
  • Nevada ACLU backing suit against 'patient dumping'
    Nevada ACLU backing suit against 'patient dumping' Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 11:17 am, Wednesday, June 12, 2013 LAS VEGAS (AP) — Allegations that Nevada has for years sent psychiatric hospital patients to cities outside the state have generated a federal civil rights ...
    June 15, 2013 - seattlepi.com