Definition of Battle born state
1. Noun. A state in the southwestern United States.
Terms within: Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, Capital Of Nevada, Carson City, Las Vegas, Reno, Black Rock Desert, Death Valley, Lake Tahoe, Colorado, Colorado River
Group relationships: Southwest, Southwestern United States, America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa
Generic synonyms: American State
Lexicographical Neighbors of Battle Born State
Literary usage of Battle born state
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Story of the Files: A Review of California Writers and Literature by Ella Sterling Mighels (1893)
"... sketches of early California and Nevada times for the Chronicle. One of these, particularly, is worthy of mention. It is entitled "A Battle-Born State ..."
2. The History of Nevada by Sam Post Davis (1913)
"rought Virginia City firemen, that Nevada came into the Union in 1864 as the "Battle-born" State. She well deserves the proud distinction, for in proportion ..."
3. Echoes from the Rocky Mountains: Reminiscences and Thrilling Incidents of by John Wesley Clampitt (1888)
"... and was buried behind the great house he built in the wild adventurous speculative days that characterized the earlier years of the battle-born State. ..."
4. Gold and Silver: Comprising an Economic History of Mining in the United by Walter Richard Crane (1908)
"... Tonopah mine being the best in the district, the Montana coming next.1 Nevada entered the Union in March, 1864, and is known as the " battle born state. ..."
5. Reminiscences of Senator William M. Stewart, of Nevada by William Morris Stewart (1908)
"It is possible they did not observe the fact that Bryan's silver speeches in Nevada were not heard outside of the battle-born State, or that there was no ..."
6. My Adventures with Your Money by George Graham Rice (1913)
"... there were other goldfields yet unexplored in the battle-born State and that opportunity was bound to come to me if I pitched my tent on the ground. ..."