Meaning of NEVADA in English


nə̇ˈvadə, -ädə, -ȧdə adjective

Usage: usually capitalized

Etymology: from Nevada, state in the western U.S., from Sierra Nevada, mountain range in Calif., from Spanish, literally, snow-covered mountain range, from sierra mountain range + nevada, feminine of nevado snow-covered, probably from Latin nivatus cooled with snow, from niv-, nix snow + -atus -ate — more at snow

: of or from the state of Nevada

a Nevada mine

: of the kind or style prevalent in Nevada : nevadan

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