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Floridian

[fluh-rid-ee-uh n] /fləˈrɪd i ən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the state of Florida.
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of the state of Florida.
Also, Floridan [flawr-i-duh n, flor-] /ˈflɔr ɪ dən, ˈflɒr-/ (Show IPA).
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  • "You will have no occasion to regret what you have done," said the Floridian, confidently.

    Down South Oliver Optic
  • He says that he had been assured, another Jesuit had met with a Floridian woman in China.

    Chronicles of Border Warfare Alexander Scott Withers
  • Captain Cayo put his foot on Cornwood's chest, as he had done when he captured the Floridian, and compelled him to lie quiet.

    Up the River Oliver Optic
  • I asked, hardly able to keep from laughing in the face of the guileless Floridian.

    Up the River Oliver Optic
  • It is a Floridian species, found in shallow water and on sandy bottoms.

    The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide Augusta Foote Arnold
  • I did not even take the trouble to tell the Floridian where I was going.

    Down South Oliver Optic
  • This was the large boarding-house to which I had been directed by the Floridian.

    Down South Oliver Optic
  • In less than that time the Floridian returned, and with him was the waiter.

    Down South Oliver Optic
  • I am inclined to think that the author of the pamphlet which last spring advocated amalgamation was a Floridian.

British Dictionary definitions for Floridian

Floridian

/flɒˈrɪdɪən/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Florida
adjective
2.
of or relating to Florida or its inhabitants
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