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  1. Flor·i·da
    IPA[ˈflôridə]
    • 1. a state forming a peninsula of the southeastern US; population 18,328,340 (est. 2008); capital, Tallahassee. Explored by Ponce de León in 1513, it was purchased from Spain by the US in 1819 and became the 27th state of the US in 1845.

    • a state forming a peninsula of the south-eastern US; population 18,328,340 (est. 2008); capital, Tallahassee. Explored by Ponce de León in 1513, it was purchased from Spain by the US in 1819 and became the 27th state of the US in 1845.
    • a chain of small islands off the tip of the Florida peninsula. Linked to each other and to the mainland by a series of causeways and bridges that form the Overseas Highway, the islands extend southwest over a distance of 100 miles (160 km).
    • noun

      another term for sunroom
    • noun

      another term for stinking cedar
    • noun

      a room built at the back of a house and partly or wholly glazed, typically with a brick or tile floor and a drinks bar.
    • a chain of small islands off the tip of the Florida peninsula. Linked to each other and to the mainland by a series of causeways and bridges forming the Overseas Highway, the islands extend south-westwards over a distance of 160 km (100 miles).
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