[nuh-vad-uh, -vah-duh] /nəˈvæd ə, -ˈvɑ də/
a state in the W United States. 110,540 sq. mi. (286,300 sq. km).
Capital: Carson City.
Abbreviation: NV (for use with zip code), Nev.
a state of the western US: lies almost wholly within the Great Basin, a vast desert plateau; noted for production of gold and copper. Capital: Carson City. Pop: 2 241 154 (2003 est). Area: 284 612 sq km (109 889 sq miles) Abbreviation Nev., (with zip code) NV
U.S. state (organized as a territory 1861, admitted 1864), named for Sierra Nevada mountain range on its western boundary, literally “snowy mountains,” from fem. of Spanish nevado “snowy” (see neve).
State in the western United States bordered by Oregon and Idaho to the north, Utah and Arizona to the east, and California to the south and west. Its capital is Carson City, and its largest city is Las Vegas.
Note: Long known as a center of gambling.
[nuh-vad-uh, -vah-duh] /nəˈvæd ə, -ˈvɑ də/ noun 1. a state in the W United States. 110,540 sq. mi. (286,300 sq. km). Capital: Carson City. Abbreviation: NV (for use with zip code), Nev. /ˈnɪˈvɑːdən/ noun 1. a native or inhabitant of Nevada /nɪˈvɑːdə/ noun 1. a state of the western US: lies almost wholly within the […]
[ne-vah-th aw th el rwees] /nɛˈvɑ ðɔ ðɛl ˈrwis/ noun 1. a volcano in W central Colombia, in the Andes: eruption 1985. 17,720 feet (5401 meters).
[ney-vey] /neɪˈveɪ/ noun 1. granular snow accumulated on high mountains and subsequently compacted into glacial ice. 2. a field of such snow. /ˈnɛveɪ/ noun 1. Also called firn. a mass of porous ice, formed from snow, that has not yet become frozen into glacier ice 2. a snowfield at the head of a glacier that […]
[nev-uh l-suh n] /ˈnɛv əl sən/ noun 1. Louise, 1900–1988, U.S. sculptor, born in Russia.