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See also: florida, Flórida, and Flórída

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EnglishEdit

 
Map of US highlighting Florida

Etymology 1Edit

From Spanish, a shortening of either la Florida (the flowery one) or Pascua Florida (flowery Easter).[1] It is the oldest surviving European-given place-name in the US.[2][1]

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Florida

  1. A state of the United States. Capital: Tallahassee. Largest city: Jacksonville.
    • 2015, John Oliver, “Municipal Violations”, in Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, season 2, episode 7, written by Tim Carvell; Josh Gondelman; Dan Gurewitch; Jeff Maurer; Ben Silva; Will Tracy; Jill Twiss; Seena Vali; Julie Weiner, HBO, Warner Bros. Television:
      In 2012 in Florida, a staggering 88% of all license suspensions were due to failure to comply with summons or fines, which is insane. It also leaves only 12% for Florida’s other most common violations: accidentally taking your golf cart on the freeway, feeding meth to an alligator, feeding an alligator to a meth dealer, and being an alligator meth dealer. Florida!
  2. The peninsula which makes up most of the state.
  3. A province of Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
  4. A town in Biobío, Chile.
  5. A town in Valle del Cauca, Colombia.
  6. A city in Cuba.
  7. A town in Copán, Honduras.
  8. A department of Uruguay.
  9. A city in Uruguay; the capital of Florida Department.
  10. A district of Amazonas, Peru.
  11. A locale in Puerto Rico.
    1. A town.
    2. A barrio of San Lorenzo.
    3. A barrio of Viqeues.
  12. A suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa; perhaps named for the state.
  13. A locale in the United States.
    1. A town in New York; named for the state.
    2. A town in Massachusetts; perhaps named for Spanish Florida.
    3. A village in Ohio; named for the state.
    4. An uninhabited village in Missouri; named for the state.
    5. An unincorporated community in Colorado; named for the river.
    6. An unincorporated community in Indiana; named for the state.
  14. A river in Colorado; flowing from Lillie Lake in the Weminuche Wilderness into the Animas near Durango.
  15. University of Florida.
Derived termsEdit
TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin flōrida (flowery).[3]

Proper nounEdit

Florida

  1. A village in New York, United States.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Steven Otfinoski, Juan Ponce de Leon: Discoverer of Florida (2004, ISBN 07614161020, page 38
  2. ^ George Stewart, Names on the Land: A Historical Account of Place-Naming in the United States (1945, New York: Random House), pages 11–13, 17, 18.
  3. ^ From Abbotts to Zurich: New York State Placenames[1] (in English), Syracuse University Press, 2004, →ISBN, page 79

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CatalanEdit

Proper nounEdit

Florida f

  1. Florida

CzechEdit

Proper nounEdit

Florida f

  1. Florida

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Florida in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu

DanishEdit

 
Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia da

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Florida.

Proper nounEdit

Florida (genitive Floridas)

  1. Florida

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English Florida.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfloridɑ/, [ˈflo̞ridɑ]
  • Hyphenation: Flo‧ri‧da

Proper nounEdit

Florida

  1. Florida (state of the United States)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Florida (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative Florida
genitive Floridan
partitive Floridaa
illative Floridaan
singular plural
nominative Florida
accusative nom. Florida
gen. Floridan
genitive Floridan
partitive Floridaa
inessive Floridassa
elative Floridasta
illative Floridaan
adessive Floridalla
ablative Floridalta
allative Floridalle
essive Floridana
translative Floridaksi
instructive
abessive Floridatta
comitative

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English Florida.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈflɔʁida/
  • IPA(key): /ˈflɔɹədɐ/ (uncommon, emulating English)

Proper nounEdit

Florida n (genitive Floridas)

  1. Florida

ItalianEdit

 
Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

EtymologyEdit

From English Florida.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈflɔ.ri.da/, /floˈri.da/
  • Rhymes: -ɔrida, -ida
  • Hyphenation: Flò‧ri‧da, Flo‧rì‧da

Proper nounEdit

Florida f

  1. Florida (a state of the United States)

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /flǒrida/
  • Hyphenation: Flo‧ri‧da

Proper nounEdit

Flòrida f (Cyrillic spelling Фло̀рида)

  1. Florida (U.S. state)

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SlovakEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈflo.ri.da/
  • Hyphenation: Flo‧ri‧da

Proper nounEdit

Florida f (genitive Floridy) declension pattern žena

  1. Florida (U.S. state)

Usage notesEdit

Uses the preposition na.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Florida in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /floˈɾida/, [floˈɾiða]

Proper nounEdit

Florida f

  1. Florida

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit