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.