Definition of Florida in US English:

Florida

proper noun

  • A state forming a peninsula of the southeastern US; population 18,328,340 (est. 2008); capital, Tallahassee. Explored by Ponce de León in 1513, it was purchased from Spain by the US in 1819 and became the 27th state of the US in 1845.

Pronunciation

Florida

/ˈflɔrɪdə//ˈflôridə/