Definition of Nevadan in US English:



  • Relating to or characteristic of the US state of Nevada or its inhabitants.

    ‘the Nevadan desert’
    • ‘The Nevadan desert's fragility, as well as beauty, is an argument for putting such toxic material in a place where the local ecosystem could more easily absorb the impact of a lesser catastrophe.’
    • ‘He disappeared after taking off in a single-engine plane from a remote Nevadan ranch.’
    • ‘The 25-year-old woman will fly to the Nevadan city this summer to be married to her partner of five years.’


  • A native or inhabitant of the US state of Nevada.

    ‘a typically laid-back Nevadan’
    • ‘More than half of Nevadans had an unfavorable opinion of him.’
    • ‘Nevadans traditionally cherish the outdoors.’
    • ‘The 32-year-old Nevadan has assembled one of the most impressive resumes in women's bowling.’