Meaning of NEVADA in English
Ne ‧ va ‧ da /nɪˈvɑːdə $ -ˈvæ-/ BrE AmE written abbreviation , NV
a state in the western US, between California and Utah. Nevada is mostly desert, and it is the driest part of the US. Its most important industry is gambling (↑ gamble ), especially in Las Vegas, and it is also known for the city of ↑ Reno , where it is very easy to get a ↑ divorce .
—Nevadan noun , adjective
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman - Словарь современного английского языка. 2012