Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Florida

play
geographical name Flor·i·da \ˈflȯr-ə-də, ˈflär-\

Simple Definition of Florida

  • : state of the U.S.

  • the Straits of Florida : area of water connecting the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean

  • the Florida Keys : group of islands in the U.S., in Florida

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Florida

  1. state SE United States ∗ Tallahassee area 58,664 square miles (151,940 square kilometers), pop 18,801,310

Floridian

play \flə-ˈri-dē-ən\ adjective or noun

Floridan

play \ˈflȯr-ə-dən, ˈflär-\ adjective or noun


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Florida? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to depart quickly

Get Word of the Day daily email!