What is Florida?

  • (noun): A state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War.
    Synonyms: Sunshine State, Everglade State, FL

Florida

Florida (i/ˈflɒrɪdə/) is a state in the southeastern region of the United States, bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the north by Alabama and Georgia and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. Florida is the 22nd most extensive, the 4th most populous, and the 8th most densely populated of the 50 United States. The state capital is Tallahassee, its largest city is Jacksonville, and the Miami metropolitan area is the largest metropolitan area in the southeastern United States.

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Manatee - Relation To Humans - Captivity
... The oldest manatee in captivity is Snooty, at the South Florida Museum ... on (1948-07-21)July 21, 1948 and came to the South Florida Museum in Bradenton, Florida in 1949 ...
Bo Diddley - Accolades
... Hall of Fame and into the North Florida Music Association's Hall of Fame ... degree was posthumously conferred upon Diddley by the University of Florida in August 2008. 2009 Florida's Secretary of State announces Bo's induction into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame (induction to occur during Florida Heritage Month, March 2010) ...
Rosie O'Donnell - Personal Life - Coming Out
... She protested against adoption agencies, particularly in Florida, that refused adoptive rights to gay and lesbian parents ... because she wanted an investigative piece on Florida's ban on gay adoption ... life and how (the case) pertains to me." She spoke about the two gay men in Florida who face having a foster child they raised removed from their home ...
Manatee - Ecology - Range and Habitat - West Indian
... Florida manatees can move freely between salinity extremes ... The West Indian manatee migrates into Florida rivers, such as the Crystal, the Homosassa, and the Chassahowitzka Rivers ... to the National Wildlife Refuge) congregate in the rivers in Citrus County, Florida ...
482d Fighter Wing - History - Stations
... Miami International Airport, Florida, 14 June – 1 December 1952 Dobbins AFB, Georgia, 18 May 1955 - November 1957 Homestead AFB (later, Homestead ARB ...

Famous quotes containing the word florida:

    In Florida consider the flamingo,
    Its color passion but its neck a question.
    Robert Penn Warren (1905–1989)