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See also: florida, Flórida, and Flórída

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EnglishEdit

 
Map of US highlighting Florida

EtymologyEdit

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. The southeasternmost state of the United States of America. Capital: Tallahassee; largest city: Jacksonville.
  2. The peninsula which makes up most of the state.

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit

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. Appalachia is the fourth-oldest.

Further readingEdit


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

ItalianEdit

 
Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

PronunciationEdit

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

Proper nounEdit

Florida f

  1. Florida

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

Proper nounEdit

Flòrida f (Cyrillic spelling Фло̀рида)

  1. Florida (U.S. state)

DeclensionEdit


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

Proper nounEdit

Florida f

  1. Florida

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit