Definition of Las vegas

1. Noun. Largest city in Nevada; located in southeastern Nevada; originally settled by Mormons but is now famous for entertainment and gambling and general excess.

Definition of Las vegas

1. Proper noun. A desert city in Nevada, USA, known for its large hotels, extravagant entertainment and dining, and gambling. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Las Vegas

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Lars Onsager
Larus argentatus
Larus canus
Larus marinus
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Las Cruces
Las Vegas
Las Vegas algorithm
Lasegue's disease
Lasegue's sign
Lasegue's syndrome
Lash's operation

Literary usage of Las vegas

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the American Entomological Society by American Entomological Society (1907)
"Gallinas Canon (S.), top of las vegas Range, 11000 ft, 1C.), las vegas Hot Springs ... Santa Fé (Fenyes), las vegas Hot Springs (B. and S.). A. tectus Lee. ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1914)
"The town of las vegas, to which the las vegas land grant was confirmed by the act ... Those papers set out the history of the las vegas grant, preceding and ..."

3. History of Arizona and New Mexico, 1530-1888 by Hubert Howe Bancroft, Henry Lebbeus Oak (1889)
"Dr EC Henriques, a practising physician of las vegas since 1878, has also a large stock range in Valencia co. He is a native of Conn. ..."

4. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"Several seen August 31 on a pond near las vegas. Querquedula discors. ... Seen August 29 to 30 near las vegas along a small creek in a field, and one taken ..."

5. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1903)
"On some living and fossil snails of the genus Physa, found at las vegas, New Mexico, 512, 513. Standing Comm ttees, 1902, 1. Stone, Witmer. ..."

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