Meaning of Florida

Flor•i•da

Pronunciation: (flôr'i-du, flor'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a state in the SE United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico. 9,739,992. 58,560 sq. mi. (151,670 sq. km). Cap.: Tallahassee. Abbr.: FL (for use with zip code), Fla.
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