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Fort Lauderdale

(Encyclopedia)Fort Lauderdale lôˈdərdāl [key], residential, commercial, and resort city (2020 pop. 182,760), seat ...

Carol City

(Encyclopedia)Carol City, uninc. residential city (2020 pop. 40,883), Miami-Dade co., SE Fla., between Miami and Fort Lauderdale. It is a growing middle-class suburb....

Coral Springs

(Encyclopedia)Coral Springs, city (2020 pop. 134,394), Broward co., SE Fla.; inc. 1963. Largely residential, it is a city that has grown rapidly along with the southe...

Pembroke Pines

(Encyclopedia)Pembroke Pines, city (1990 pop. 65,452), Broward co., SE Fla., a residential suburb between Miami and Fort Lauderdale; inc. 1961. A significant retirement community, the suburb grew rapidly in the lat...

Miramar

(Encyclopedia)Miramar mĭrˈəmärˌ [key], city (1990 pop. 40,663), Broward co., SE Fla.; inc. 1955. It is a residential community in the rapidly growing I-75 corridor between Miami and Fort Lauderdale. ...

Wilton Manors

(Encyclopedia)Wilton Manors, city (1990 pop. 11,840), Broward co., SE Fla.; inc. 1947. It is a residential and resort community in the greater Fort Lauderdale area. An electronic research firm is there. ...

Plantation

(Encyclopedia)Plantation, city (1990 pop. 66,692), Broward co., SE Fla., a residential suburb of Fort Lauderdale; inc. 1953. The city has grown rapidly along with the development of S Florida. Major housing develop...

Sunrise

(Encyclopedia)Sunrise, city (1990 pop. 64,407), Broward co., SE Fla., a residential suburb 8 mi (13 km) W of Fort Lauderdale; inc. 1961 as Sunrise Golf Village. It is a major office and commercial center and the si...

Evert, Christine Marie

(Encyclopedia)Evert, Christine Marie ĕvˈərt [key], 1954–, American tennis player, b. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Noted for her poise on the court, her strong, two-handed backhand, and her nearly flawless baseline ga...

Lauderdale, John Maitland, duke of

(Encyclopedia)Lauderdale, John Maitland, duke of lôˈdərdāl [key], 1616–82, Scottish statesman. He entered public life as a staunch Presbyterian and was one of the commissioners who signed the Solemn League an...

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