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Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.
African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
Alaska Natives are indigenous peoples of Alaska, United States and include: Iñupiat, Yupik, Aleut, Eyak, Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian, and a number of Northern Athabaskan cultures.
An alcoholic drink (or alcoholic beverage) is a drink that contains ethanol, a type of alcohol produced by fermentation of grains, fruits, or other sources of sugar.
Alpine plants are plants that grow in an alpine climate, which occurs at high elevation and above the tree line.
Alta California (Upper California), founded in 1769 by Gaspar de Portolà, was a polity of New Spain, and, after the Mexican War of Independence in 1822, a territory of Mexico.
The AMA Supercross Championship is an American motorcycle racing series.
American ancestry refers to people in the United States who self-identify their ancestry as "American", rather than the more common officially recognized racial and ethnic groups that make up the bulk of the American people.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
American Jews, or Jewish Americans, are Americans who are Jews, whether by religion, ethnicity or nationality.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
Thruway Motorcoach is Amtrak's system of Amtrak-owned intercity coaches, locally contracted transit buses, through-ticketed local bus routes, and taxi services to connect Amtrak train stations to areas not served by its railroads, or stations which are disconnected temporarily due to service delays or track maintenance issues.
Andre Kirk Agassi (born April 29, 1970) is an American retired professional tennis player and former world No. 1 who was one of the sport's most dominant players from the early 1990s to the mid-2000s.
The Associated Press (AP Poll) provides weekly rankings of the top 25 NCAA teams in one of three Division I college sports: football, men's basketball and women's basketball.
Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.
The United States Air Force facility commonly known as Area 51 is a highly classified remote detachment of Edwards Air Force Base, within the Nevada Test and Training Range.
Aria Resort and Casino is a luxury resort and casino, part of the CityCenter complex on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada.
Arizona (Hoozdo Hahoodzo; Alĭ ṣonak) is a U.S. state in the southwestern region of the United States.
The Territory of Arizona (also known as Arizona Territory) was a territory of the United States that existed from February 24, 1863 until February 14, 1912, when the remaining extent of the territory was admitted to the Union as the state of Arizona.
Armenian Americans (ամերիկահայեր, amerikahayer) are citizens or residents of the United States who have total or partial Armenian ancestry.
Artemisia tridentata, commonly called big sagebrush,Mojave Desert Wildflowers, Pam MacKay, 2nd ed., 2013, Great Basin sagebrush or (locally) simply sagebrush, is an aromatic shrub from the family Asteraceae, which grows in arid and semi-arid conditions, throughout a range of cold desert, steppe, and mountain habitats in the Intermountain West of North America.
The Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge is a protected wildlife refuge located in the Amargosa Valley of southern Nye County, in southwestern Nevada.
Asian Americans are Americans of Asian descent.
Atreyu is an American metalcore band from Orange County, California, formed in 1998.
The Bahá'í Faith (بهائی) is a religion teaching the essential worth of all religions, and the unity and equality of all people.
Bakersfield is a city in and the county seat of Kern County, California, United States.
Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ, lit. "The country of Bengal"), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh (গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ), is a country in South Asia.
Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.
The Basin and Range Province is a vast physiographic region covering much of the inland Western United States and northwestern Mexico.
Basque Americans (euskal estatubatuarrak, Inmigración vasca en Estados Unidos, Basco-Américains) are Americans of Basque descent.
Battle Born is the fourth studio album by American rock band The Killers, released on September 17, 2012 through Vertigo Records in the UK and the following day on Island Records in the US.
Battle Mountain is an unincorporated town in and the county seat of Lander County, Nevada, United States.
Bellagio is a resort, luxury hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada.
A bellwether is one that leads or indicates trends; a trendsetter.
A bicameral legislature divides the legislators into two separate assemblies, chambers, or houses.
The Big Sky Conference is a collegiate athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA's Division I, with football competing in the Football Championship Subdivision.
William Jefferson Clinton (born August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
Blue Diamond is a census-designated place (CDP) in Clark County, Nevada, United States.
Bootleg Canyon Mountain Bike Park is an internationally renowned venue located in Bootleg Canyon within the northern section of Boulder City, Nevada, in the desert near Lake Mead and Hoover Dam.
Borders are geographic boundaries of political entities or legal jurisdictions, such as governments, sovereign states, federated states, and other subnational entities.
Boulder City is a city in Clark County, Nevada.
Boundary Peak is a mountain in Esmeralda County, Nevada, United States.
Brian Edward Sandoval (born August 5, 1963) is an American politician, former attorney, and the 29th and current Governor of Nevada.
The term bristlecone pine covers three species of pine tree (family Pinaceae, genus Pinus, subsection Balfourianae).
A brothel or bordello is a place where people engage in sexual activity with prostitutes, who are sometimes referred to as sex workers.
Bryce Aron Max Harper (born October 16, 1992) is an American professional baseball right fielder for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists.
Bullfrog County was a short-lived county in the U.S. state of Nevada, created by the Nevada Legislature in 1987.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is an agency within the United States Department of the Interior that administers more than of public lands in the United States which constitutes one-eighth of the landmass of the country.
Caesars Palace is a luxury hotel and casino in Paradise, Nevada, United States.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
The California Gold Rush (1848–1855) began on January 24, 1848, when gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California.
The California Trail was an emigrant trail of about across the western half of the North American continent from Missouri River towns to what is now the state of California.
The California Zephyr (the CZ, or "Silver Lady") is a passenger train operated by Amtrak between Chicago and the San Francisco Bay Area (at Emeryville), via Omaha, Denver, Salt Lake City, and Reno.
Californication is a portmanteau of California and fornication, appearing in Time on May 6, 1966 and written about on August 21, 1972, additionally seen on bumper stickers in the U.S. states of Idaho, Washington, Oklahoma, and Texas.
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Cannabis, also known as marijuana among other names, is a psychoactive drug from the ''Cannabis'' plant intended for medical or recreational use.
Cannabis in Nevada became legal for recreational use effective January 1, 2017, having been legalized by ballot initiative in 2016.
Carson City School District (CCSD) is a school district headquartered in Carson City, Nevada.
Carson City, officially the Consolidated Municipality of Carson City, is an independent city and the capital of the US state of Nevada, named after the mountain man Kit Carson.
The Carson River is a northwestern Nevada river that empties into the Carson Sink, an endorheic basin.
Carson Sink is a playa in the northeastern portion of the Carson Desert that was formerly the terminus of the Carson River.
Cashman Field is a mixed-use stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada owned and operated by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.
A casino is a facility which houses and accommodates certain types of gambling activities.
Catherine Marie Cortez Masto (born March 29, 1964) is an American attorney and politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Nevada since 2017.
The Catholic Church in the United States is part of the worldwide Catholic Church in communion with the Pope in Rome.
In demographics, the center of population (or population center) of a region is a geographical point that describes a centerpoint of the region's population.
The sage-grouse are the two species in the bird genus Centrocercus, C. minimus and Centrocercus urophasianus.
Chabad, also known as Lubavitch, Habad and Chabad-Lubavitch, is an Orthodox Jewish, Hasidic movement.
Chief magistrate is a public official, executive or judicial, whose office is the highest in its class.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
Chinese is a group of related, but in many cases mutually unintelligible, language varieties, forming a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family.
Church attendance is a central religious practice for many Christians; some Christian denominations, such as the Catholic Church require church attendance on the Lord's Day (Sunday); the Westminster Confession of Faith is held by the Reformed Churches and teaches first-day Sabbatarianism, thus proclaiming the duty of public worship in keeping with the Ten Commandments.
The Churchill County School District is a K-12 school district serving Churchill County, Nevada.
Churchill County is a county in the western U.S. state of Nevada.
The Clark County School District is a school district that serves all of Clark County, Nevada, including the cities of Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Boulder City, and Mesquite; as well as the census-designated places of Laughlin, Blue Diamond, Logandale, Bunkerville, Goodsprings, Indian Springs, Mount Charleston, Moapa, Searchlight, and Sandy Valley.
Clark County is located in the U.S. state of Nevada.
The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) is a community college in Clark County, Nevada.
The Colorado River is one of the principal rivers of the Southwestern United States and northern Mexico (the other being the Rio Grande).
In computing, a comma-separated values (CSV) file is a delimited text file that uses a comma to separate values.
The Comstock Lode is a lode of silver ore located under the eastern slope of Mount Davidson, a peak in the Virginia Range in Nevada (then western Utah Territory).
The Constitution of the State of Nevada is the organic law of the state of Nevada, and the basis for Nevada's statehood as one of the United States.
A convenience store or convenience shop is a small retail business that stocks a range of everyday items such as groceries, snack foods, confectionery, soft drinks, tobacco products, over-the-counter drugs, toiletries, newspapers, and magazines.
A corporate tax, also called corporation tax or company tax, is a direct tax imposed by a jurisdiction on the income or capital of corporations or analogous legal entities.
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas (commonly referred to simply as The Cosmopolitan or The Cosmo) is a luxury resort casino and hotel on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada.
In the United States, an administrative or political subdivision of a state is a county, which is a region having specific boundaries and usually some level of governmental authority.
A county seat is an administrative center, seat of government, or capital city of a county or civil parish.
Coyote Springs, Nevada, is a master-planned community being developed in Lincoln County and Clark County, Nevada.
Creech Air Force Base is a United States Air Force (USAF) command and control facility in Clark County, Nevada used "to engage in daily Overseas Contingency Operations …of remotely piloted aircraft systems which fly missions across the globe." In addition to an airport, the military installation has the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Battlelab, associated aerial warfare ground equipment, and unmanned aerial vehicles of the type used in Afghanistan and Iraq.
There are several methods for measuring the prevalence of crime.
Daily fantasy sports (DFS) are a subset of fantasy sport games.
Danish Americans (Dansk-amerikanere) are Americans who have ancestral roots originated fully or partially from Denmark.
Dayton is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lyon County, Nevada, United States.
In law and government, de facto (or;, "in fact") describes practices that exist in reality, even if not legally recognised by official laws.
In law and government, de jure (lit) describes practices that are legally recognised, whether or not the practices exist in reality.
Dean Arthur Heller (born May 10, 1960) is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator for Nevada.
Death Valley National Park is an American national park that straddles the California—Nevada border, east of the Sierra Nevada.
A decoy is usually a person, device, or event meant as a distraction, to hide what an individual or a group might be looking for.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
A desert is a barren area of landscape where little precipitation occurs and consequently living conditions are hostile for plant and animal life.
Desert bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis nelsoni) is a subspecies of bighorn sheep (''Ovis canadensis''), that is native to the deserts of the Southwestern United States and Northwestern Mexico.
Desert Research Institute (DRI) is the nonprofit research campus of the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE), the organization that oversees all publicly supported higher education in the U.S. state of Nevada.
The desert tortoises (Gopherus agassizii and Gopherus morafkai) are two species of tortoise native to the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts of the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico and the Sinaloan thornscrub of northwestern Mexico.
The Desert Wind was an Amtrak long distance passenger train that ran from 1979 to 1997.
Alice Costandina "Dina" Titus (born May 23, 1950) is an American politician who has been the United States Representative for since 2013.
In meteorology, diurnal temperature variation is the variation between a high temperature and a low temperature that occurs during the same day.
Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current President of the United States, in office since January 20, 2017.
A double-decker bus is a bus that has two storeys or decks.
Douglas County School District is a public school district in Douglas County, Georgia, US, based in Douglasville.
Douglas County is a county in the northwestern part of the U.S. state of Nevada.
Elementary school is a school for students in their first school years, where they get primary education before they enter secondary education.
Elko County is a county in the northeastern corner of the U.S. state of Nevada.
Elko (Shoshoni: Natakkoa, "Rocks Piled on One Another") is the largest city and county seat of Elko County, Nevada, United States.
Ely is the largest city and county seat of White Pine County, Nevada, United States.
Emeryville is a small city located in northwest Alameda County, California, in the United States.
Encore Las Vegas (also called Encore at Wynn Las Vegas; often just called Encore) is a luxury resort, casino and hotel located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada.
An endorheic basin (also endoreic basin or endorreic basin) (from the ἔνδον, éndon, "within" and ῥεῖν, rheîn, "to flow") is a limited drainage basin that normally retains water and allows no outflow to other external bodies of water, such as rivers or oceans, but converges instead into lakes or swamps, permanent or seasonal, that equilibrate through evaporation.
English Americans, also referred to as Anglo-Americans, are Americans whose ancestry originates wholly or partly in England, a country that is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Esmeralda County School District provides public education in Esmeralda County, Nevada, USA.
Esmeralda County is a county in the west of U.S. state of Nevada.
Eureka County is a county in the U.S. state of Nevada.
Eureka is an unincorporated town in and the county seat of Eureka County, Nevada, United States.
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Evangelicalism, evangelical Christianity, or evangelical Protestantism, is a worldwide, crossdenominational movement within Protestant Christianity which maintains the belief that the essence of the Gospel consists of the doctrine of salvation by grace through faith in Jesus Christ's atonement.
The executive is the organ exercising authority in and holding responsibility for the governance of a state.
Exercise Red Flag is an advanced aerial combat training exercise hosted at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
Fallon is a city in Churchill County, Nevada, United States.
The federal government of the United States (U.S. federal government) is the national government of the United States, a constitutional republic in North America, composed of 50 states, one district, Washington, D.C. (the nation's capital), and several territories.
A feedlot or feed yard is a type of animal feeding operation (AFO) which is used in intensive animal farming for finishing livestock, notably beef cattle, but also swine, horses, sheep, turkeys, chickens or ducks, prior to slaughter.
Filipino Americans (Mga Pilipinong Amerikano) are Americans of Filipino descent.
Filipino (Wikang Filipino), in this usage, refers to the national language (Wikang pambansa/Pambansang wika) of the Philippines.
Finnish Americans (Finnish: Amerikansuomalaiset) comprise Americans with ancestral roots from Finland or Finnish people who emigrated to and reside in the United States.
The flag of the U.S. state of Nevada consists of a cobalt blue field with a variant of the state's emblem in the upper left hand corner.
Flamingo Las Vegas (formerly The Fabulous Flamingo and Flamingo Hilton Las Vegas) is a hotel and casino located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada.
A franchise tax is a government levy (tax) charged by some US states to certain business organizations such as corporations and partnerships with a nexus in the state.
Francisco Hermenegildo Tomás Garcés, O.F.M., (April 12, 1738 – July 18, 1781) was a Spanish Franciscan friar who served as a missionary and explorer in the colonial Viceroyalty of New Spain.
Frederick Bennett "Fred" Balzar (June 15, 1880 – March 21, 1934) was an American politician.
Frenchman Flat is a hydrographic basin in the Nevada National Security Site south of Yucca Flat and north of Mercury, Nevada.
Article IV, Section 1 of the United States Constitution, known as the "Full Faith and Credit Clause", addresses the duties that states within the United States have to respect the "public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of every other state." According to the Supreme Court, there is a difference between the credit owed to laws (i.e. legislative measures and common law) as compared to the credit owed to judgments.
Gambling is the wagering of money or something of value (referred to as "the stakes") on an event with an uncertain outcome with the primary intent of winning money or material goods.
Genoa is an unincorporated town in Douglas County, Nevada, United States.
George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009.
Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. (born Leslie Lynch King Jr; July 14, 1913 – December 26, 2006) was an American politician who served as the 38th President of the United States from August 1974 to January 1977.
German Americans (Deutschamerikaner) are Americans who have full or partial German ancestry.
Gold mining in Nevada, a state of the United States, is a major industry, and one of the largest sources of gold in the world.
Goldfield is an unincorporated community and the county seat of Esmeralda County, Nevada, United States.
The government of Nevada comprises three branches of government: the executive branch consisting of the Governor of Nevada and their cabinet along with the other elected constitutional officers; the legislative branch consisting of the Nevada Legislature which includes the Assembly and the Senate; and the judicial branch consisting of the Supreme Court of Nevada and lower courts.
The Great Basin is the largest area of contiguous endorheic watersheds in North America.
Great Basin College is a college in Elko, Nevada.
Great Basin National Park is an American national park located in White Pine County in east-central Nevada, near the Utah border, established in 1986.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
Greater Nevada Field is a Minor League Baseball venue in the Western United States, located in Reno, Nevada.
Greek Americans (Ελληνοαμερικανοί, Ellinoamerikanoi) are Americans of full or partial Greek ancestry.
Greyhound Lines, Inc., usually shortened to Greyhound, is an intercity bus common carrier serving over 3,800 destinations across North America.
John Harry Mortenson (November 24, 1930 – March 12, 2015) was an American politician who was a Democratic member of the Nevada General Assembly.
Frederick Harvey Whittemore (born August 17, 1952) is an American lawyer and businessman in the Reno, Nevada area.
Hawaii (Hawaii) is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States, having received statehood on August 21, 1959.
Hawthorne Army Depot (HWAD) is a U.S. Army ammunition storage depot located near the town of Hawthorne in western Nevada in the United States.
Hawthorne is a census-designated place (CDP) in Mineral County, Nevada, United States.
Hay is grass, legumes, or other herbaceous plants that have been cut, dried, and stored for use as animal fodder, particularly for grazing animals such as cattle, horses, goats, and sheep.
Henderson, officially the City of Henderson, is a city in Clark County, Nevada, United States, about 16 miles southeast of Las Vegas.
High school is a term primarily used in the United States to describe the level of education students receive from approximately 14 to 18 years old, although there is some variation.
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born October 26, 1947) is an American politician and diplomat who served as the First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, U.S. Senator from New York from 2001 to 2009, 67th United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013, and the Democratic Party's nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 election.
Hispanic Americans and Latino Americans (Estadounidenses hispanos) are people in the United States who are descendants of people from countries of Latin America and Spain.
Historic site or Heritage site is an official location where pieces of political, military, cultural, or social history have been preserved due to their cultural heritage value.
This history of Las Vegas covers both the city of Las Vegas, Nevada, and the Las Vegas Valley.
The History of Utah is an examination of the human history and social activity within the state of Utah located in the western United States.
"Home Means Nevada" is the official state song of the state of Nevada.
Home rule is government of a colony, dependent country, or region by its own citizens.
The Homestead Acts were several United States federal laws under which an applicant, upon the satisfaction of certain conditions, could acquire ownership of land, typically called a "homestead.” In all, more than 270 million acres of public land, or nearly 10% of the total area of the U.S., was transferred to 1.6 million homesteaders; most of the homesteads were west of the Mississippi River.
Hoover Dam is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the U.S. states of Nevada and Arizona.
The Humboldt County School District is a public school district serving K−12 education in Humboldt County, Nevada in the northwestern part of the state.
Humboldt County is a county in the U.S. state of Nevada.
The Humboldt River runs through northern Nevada in the western United States.
Humboldt Sink is an intermittent dry lake bed, approximately 11 mi (18 km) long, and 4 mi (6 km) across, in northwestern Nevada in the United States.
The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest (HTNF) is the principal U.S. National Forest in the U.S. state of Nevada, and has a smaller portion in Eastern California.
Ichthyosaurs (Greek for "fish lizard" – ιχθυς or ichthys meaning "fish" and σαυρος or sauros meaning "lizard") are large marine reptiles.
Idaho is a state in the northwestern region of the United States.
Incline Village is a census-designated place (CDP) in Washoe County, Nevada on the north shore of Lake Tahoe.
An income tax is a tax imposed on individuals or entities (taxpayers) that varies with respective income or profits (taxable income).
An incorporated town is a town that is a municipal corporation.
The Independent American Party of Nevada (IAPN) is the former Nevada affiliate of the Constitution Party of the United States.
An independent or nonpartisan politician is an individual politician not affiliated with any political party.
The following is an alphabetical list of articles related to the U.S. State of Nevada.
Indian Springs is an unincorporated town and a census-designated place near Creech Air Force Base in northwestern Clark County, southwestern Nevada.
Interest is payment from a borrower or deposit-taking financial institution to a lender or depositor of an amount above repayment of the principal sum (i.e., the amount borrowed), at a particular rate.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the revenue service of the United States federal government.
Interstate 15 (I-15) is an Interstate Highway in the U.S. state of Nevada that begins in Primm, continues through Las Vegas and it crosses the border with Arizona in Mesquite.
Interstate 515 (I-515) is a spur of Interstate 15 in Nevada that runs from the junction of I-15, US 93 and US 95 (the Las Vegas Spaghetti Bowl Interchange) in Downtown approximately southeast to just north of Railroad Pass in southeastern Henderson.
Interstate 580 (I-580) is an Interstate Highway in northwestern Nevada.
Interstate 80 (I-80) traverses the northern portion of the U.S. state of Nevada.
The Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, commonly known as the Interstate Highway System, is a network of controlled-access highways that forms part of the National Highway System in the United States.
Inyo National Forest is a United States National Forest covering parts of the eastern Sierra Nevada of California and the White Mountains of California and Nevada.
Irish Americans (Gael-Mheiriceánaigh) are an ethnic group comprising Americans who have full or partial ancestry from Ireland, especially those who identify with that ancestry, along with their cultural characteristics.
Irreligion (adjective form: non-religious or irreligious) is the absence, indifference, rejection of, or hostility towards religion.
IslamThere are ten pronunciations of Islam in English, differing in whether the first or second syllable has the stress, whether the s is or, and whether the a is pronounced, or (when the stress is on the first syllable) (Merriam Webster).
Italian Americans (italoamericani or italo-americani) are an ethnic group consisting of Americans who have ancestry from Italy.
Jacklyn Sheryl Rosen (born August 2, 1957) is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative from Nevada's 3rd congressional district since 2017.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
are Americans who are fully or partially of Japanese descent, especially those who identify with that ancestry, along with their cultural characteristics.
Jedediah Strong Smith (January 6, 1799 – May 27, 1831), was a clerk, frontiersman, hunter, trapper, author, cartographer, and explorer of the Rocky Mountains, the North American West, and the Southwest during the early 19th century.
Jerry Tarkanian (August 8, 1930 – February 11, 2015) was an American basketball coach.
James Earl Carter Jr. (born October 1, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981.
John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963.
The Joint Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center of Excellence (JUAS COE) is a multi service unit of the United States Armed Forces based at Creech Air Force Base in Indian Springs, Nevada.
The judiciary (also known as the judicial system or court system) is the system of courts that interprets and applies the law in the name of the state.
Kingsbury is a census-designated place (CDP) in Douglas County, Nevada, United States.
Lahontan cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi) is the largest subspecies of cutthroat trout, and the state fish of Nevada.
Lake Mead National Recreation Area is a U.S. National Recreation Area located in southeastern Nevada and northwestern Arizona.
Lake Tahoe (Washo: dáʔaw) is a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada of the United States.
Lander County is a county in the U.S. state of Nevada.
Larrea tridentata is known as creosote bush and greasewood as a plant, chaparral as a medicinal herb, and as gobernadora in Mexico, Spanish for "governess", due to its ability to secure more water by inhibiting the growth of nearby plants.
Lawrence Demetric Johnson (born March 14, 1969) is an American retired basketball player who spent his professional career in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the Charlotte Hornets and New York Knicks.
Las Vegas (Spanish for "The Meadows"), officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County.
The Las Vegas 51s, formerly known as the Las Vegas Stars, are a Minor League Baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL) and the Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets.
The Las Vegas Aces are a professional women's basketball team based in Paradise, Nevada, playing in the Western Conference in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA).
Las Vegas Ballpark is a baseball stadium under construction in Summerlin, Nevada for the Las Vegas 51s of the Triple-A Pacific Coast League.
The Las Vegas Beltway (officially named the Bruce Woodbury Beltway) is a beltway route circling three-quarters of the Las Vegas Valley in southern Nevada.
The Las Vegas Convention Center (commonly referred to as LVCC) is a government building in Winchester, Nevada.
Las Vegas Lights FC are an American professional soccer team based in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (also known as the LVMPD or Metro) is an independent agency and a joint city-county police force for the City of Las Vegas and Clark County, Nevada.
The Las Vegas Monorail is a monorail mass transit system located adjacent to the Las Vegas Strip, in Clark County, Nevada, United States.
Las Vegas Motor Speedway, located in Clark County, Nevada in Las Vegas, Nevada about 15 miles northeast of the Las Vegas Strip, is a complex of multiple tracks for motorsports racing.
Las Vegas Stadium is the working name for a domed stadium under construction in Paradise, Nevada for the Las Vegas Raiders of the National Football League (NFL) and the UNLV Rebels football team of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).
The Las Vegas Strip is a stretch of South Las Vegas Boulevard in Clark County, Nevada that is known for its concentration of resort hotels and casinos.
The Las Vegas Valley is a major metropolitan area in the southern part of the U.S. state of Nevada.
Las Vegas Valley is a basin in the U.S. state of Nevada.
The Las Vegas–Paradise, NV MSA, also known as the Las Vegas–Henderson–Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area (2013), is in the southern part of the U.S. state of Nevada, coextensive since 2003 with Clark County, Nevada.
Lassen County is a county in the northeastern portion of the U.S. state of California.
In a bar, a last call (last orders) is an announcement made shortly before the bar closes for the night, informing patrons of their last chance to buy alcoholic beverages.
Laughlin is an unincorporated town and census-designated place in Clark County, Nevada, United States, and a port located on the Colorado River.
Lawrence M. Friedman (born April 2, 1930) is an American law professor, historian, expert in American legal history, and author of nonfiction and fiction books.
Let Me Come Home is the third album by Doghouse Records recording artist Limbeck.
The Libertarian Party of Nevada (LPN) is the affiliate of the Libertarian Party in the state of Nevada.
The life zone concept was developed by C. Hart Merriam in 1889 as a means of describing areas with similar plant and animal communities.
Limbeck is an American rock band that formed in Laguna Niguel, California in 1999.
Lincoln County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nevada.
The notion of line or straight line was introduced by ancient mathematicians to represent straight objects (i.e., having no curvature) with negligible width and depth.
A liquor store is a retail shop that predominantly sells prepackaged alcoholic beverages — typically in bottles — intended to be consumed off the store's premises.
Washington, D.C. has been the federal capital city of the United States since 1819.
The Governor of Nevada is the chief magistrate of the U.S. state of Nevada,NV Const.
The Nevada Lieutenant Governor is an elected office in the U.S. state of Nevada.
Nevada historical markers identify significant places of interest in Nevada's history.
There are 221 Division I teams in the NJCAA that play in 24 different regions.
The following is a list of all State Routes that have existed in the U.S. state of Nevada since July 1, 1976.
The United States of America is a federal republic consisting of 50 states, a federal district (Washington, D.C., the capital city of the United States), five major territories, and various minor islands.
This is a list of the largest school districts in the United States by 2014 enrollment.
This is a list of U.S. state and territory flowers.
All of the United States' 50 states have a state motto, as do the District of Columbia and three US territories.
This is a list of U.S. state and territory trees, including official trees of the following states and U.S. territories (and the District of Columbia).
Below is a list of U.S. state birds as designated by each state's legislature.
This is a list of official and unofficial U.S. state fishes.
Most American states have made a state fossil designation, in many cases during the 1980s.
The following is a list of official U.S. state grasses.
A state mammal is the official mammal of a U.S. state as designated by a state's legislature.
States in the U.S. which have significant mineral deposits often create a state mineral, rock, stone or gemstone to promote interest in their natural resources, history, tourism, etc.
Twenty-six U.S. states have named an official state reptile.
This is a list of U.S. state soils.
Forty-nine of the fifty U.S. states that make up the United States of America have one or more state songs, which are selected by each state legislature, and/or state governor, as a symbol (or emblem) of that particular U.S. state.
This is a complete list of the states of the United States and its major territories ordered by total area, land area, and water area.
As of April 1, 2010, the date of the 2010 United States Census, the nine most populous U.S. states contain slightly more than half of the total population.
This article includes a sortable table listing the 50 states, the territories, and the District of Columbia by population density, population rank, and land area.
A state of the United States is one of the 50 constituent entities that shares its sovereignty with the federal government.
This is a list of U.S. states sorted by their gross domestic product (GDP) per capita.
This is a list of U.S. states by historical population, as enumerated every decade by the United States Census.
Each state in the United States has a legislature as part of its form of civil government.
In the United States, a local option sales tax (often abbreviated LOST) is a special-purpose tax implemented and levied at the city or county level.
Lovelock is the county seat of Pershing County, Nevada, United States, in which it is the only incorporated city.
Luxor Las Vegas is a hotel and casino situated on the southern end of the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada.
Lyon County School District serves Lyon County, Nevada.
Lyon County is a county in the U.S. state of Nevada.
The major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada are the highest professional competitions of team sports in those countries.
A majority–minority or minority–majority area is a term used in the United States to refer to a jurisdiction in which one or more racial and/or ethnic minorities (relative to the whole country's population) make up a majority of the local population.
Mandalay Bay is a 43-story luxury resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada.
Mandalay Bay Events Center is a 12,000-seat indoor arena at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, on the Las Vegas Strip, in Paradise, Nevada.
Mandatory sentencing requires that offenders serve a predefined term for certain crimes, commonly serious and violent offenses.
Mark Eugene Amodei (born June 12, 1958) is an American politician who has been the United States Representative for Nevada's second congressional district since 2011.
Mark Alan Hutchison (born May 5, 1963) is an American attorney and politician, the 34th and current Lieutenant Governor of Nevada, since 2015.
Mark Freuder Knopfler, (born 12 August 1949) is a British singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer and film score composer.
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer.
Marriage law refers to the legal requirements that determine the validity of a marriage, and which vary considerably among countries.
McCarran International Airport is the primary commercial airport serving the Las Vegas Valley, a major metropolitan area in the U.S. state of Nevada.
Medical cannabis, or medical marijuana, is cannabis and cannabinoids that are recommended by doctors for their patients.
Mesquite is a U.S. city in Clark County, Nevada, adjacent to the Arizona state line and northeast of Las Vegas on Interstate 15.
Mexican Americans (mexicoamericanos or estadounidenses de origen mexicano) are Americans of full or partial Mexican descent.
The Mexican Cession is the region in the modern-day southwestern United States that Mexico ceded to the U.S. in the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848 after the Mexican–American War.
The Mexican War of Independence (Guerra de Independencia de México) was an armed conflict, and the culmination of a political and social process which ended the rule of Spain in 1821 in the territory of New Spain.
The Mexican–American War, also known as the Mexican War in the United States and in Mexico as the American intervention in Mexico, was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States (Mexico) from 1846 to 1848.
Mexico (México; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.
The MGM Grand Garden Arena (originally known as the MGM Grand Garden Special Events Center) is a multi-purpose arena located within the MGM Grand Las Vegas on the Las Vegas Strip.
The MGM Grand Las Vegas (formerly Marina and MGM-Marina) is a hotel and casino located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada.
A middle school (also known as intermediate school or junior high school) is an educational stage which exists in some countries, providing education between primary school and secondary school.
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Minden is an unincorporated town in Douglas County, Nevada, United States.
Mineral County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nevada.
Minor League Baseball is a hierarchy of professional baseball leagues in the Americas that compete at levels below Major League Baseball (MLB) and provide opportunities for player development and a way to prepare for the major leagues.
Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a full-contact combat sport that allows striking and grappling, both standing and on the ground, using techniques from other combat sports and martial arts.
The Mojave Desert is an arid rain-shadow desert and the driest desert in North America.
A monorail is a railway in which the track consists of a single rail.
Montane ecosystems refers to any ecosystem found in mountains.
The Mormon Corridor is the areas of Western North America that were settled between 1850 and approximately 1890 by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), who are commonly known as Mormons.
Mormons are a religious and cultural group related to Mormonism, the principal branch of the Latter Day Saint movement of Restorationist Christianity, initiated by Joseph Smith in upstate New York during the 1820s.
Mount Charleston, officially named Charleston Peak, at, is the highest mountain in both the Spring Mountains and Clark County, in Nevada, United States.
The Mount Charleston Wilderness Area is located west of Las Vegas in the southern part of the state of Nevada in the western United States.
Mount Charleston is an unincorporated town and census-designated place in Clark County, Nevada, United States.
The mountain bluebird (Sialia currucoides) is a medium-sized bird weighing about with a length from.
The Mountain States (also known as the Mountain West and the Interior West) form one of the nine geographic divisions of the United States that are officially recognized by the United States Census Bureau.
The Mountain Time Zone of North America keeps time by subtracting seven hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) when standard time is in effect, and by subtracting six hours during daylight saving time (UTC−6).
The Mountain West Conference (MW) is one of the collegiate athletic conferences affiliated with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) (formerly I-A).
Multiracial Americans are Americans who have mixed ancestry of "two or more races".
The Naismith College Player of the Year is an annual basketball award given by the Atlanta Tipoff Club to the top men's and women's collegiate basketball players.
Nathaniel Lyon (July 14, 1818 – August 10, 1861) was the first Union general to be killed in the American Civil War and is noted for his actions in the state of Missouri at the beginning of the conflict.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a non-profit organization which regulates athletes of 1,281 institutions and conferences.
The National Finals Rodeo (known as the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo for sponsorship reasons), organized by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA), is the premier championship rodeo event in the United States.
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
The National Hockey League (NHL; Ligue nationale de hockey—LNH) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada.
The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), founded in 1938, is an association of community college and junior college athletic departments throughout the United States.
The National Park Service (NPS) is an agency of the United States federal government that manages all national parks, many national monuments, and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations.
Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.
Native Hawaiians (Hawaiian: kānaka ʻōiwi, kānaka maoli, and Hawaiʻi maoli) are the aboriginal Polynesian people of the Hawaiian Islands or their descendants.
Naval Air Station Fallon or NAS Fallon is the United States Navy's premier air-to-air and air-to-ground training facility.
The Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center (NAWDC, pronounced NAW-DIK) was formerly known as the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center (NSAWC, pronounced "EN-SOCK") at Naval Air Station Fallon located in the city of Fallon in western Nevada.
NCAA Division I (D-I) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in the United States.
Nebraska is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States.
Needles (Mojave: ʼAha Kuloh) is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States.
Nellis Air Force Base ("Nellis" colloq.) is a United States Air Force installation in southern Nevada with military schools and more squadrons than any other USAF base.
Nevada is a state in the southwestern part of the United States of America.
The Nevada Assembly is the lower house of the Nevada Legislature, the state legislature of the US state of Nevada.
The Nevada Attorney General is the top legal officer for the state of Nevada.
A Nevada corporation is a corporation incorporated under Chapter 78 of the Nevada Revised Statutes of the U.S. state of Nevada.
The Nevada State Democratic Party (NSDP) is the affiliate of the Democratic Party in the state of Nevada.
The Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) is a governmental agency in the U.S. state of Nevada.
The Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC) is a governmental agency in the U.S. state of Nevada.
The Nevada Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) was a governmental agency in the U.S. state of Nevada.
The Nevada Department of Education (NDOE) is a governmental agency in the U.S. state of Nevada.
The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is based in Carson City, Nevada's capital.
The Nevada Department of Public Safety (NDPS) is a governmental agency in the U.S. state of Nevada.
The Nevada Department of Transportation (Nevada DOT or NDOT) is a government agency in the U.S. state of Nevada.
The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) is the state agency responsible for the restoration and management of fish and wildlife resources, and the promotion of boating safety on Nevada’s waters.
The Nevada Desert Dogs are an American professional basketball team based in Mesquite, Nevada.
In the Nevada state court system, the Nevada District Courts are the trial courts of general jurisdiction, where criminal, civil, family, and juvenile matters are generally resolved through arbitration, mediation, and bench or jury trials.
Since 1971, the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) publishes an annual Abstract summarizing gaming and non-gaming revenue for the entire state.
The Nevada Gaming Control Board, also known as the State Gaming Control Board, is a Nevada state governmental agency involved in the regulation of gaming throughout the state, along with the Nevada Gaming Commission.
The Nevada Legislature is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Nevada.
The Nevada National Guard, based in Nevada consists of the Nevada Army National Guard, including distinguished units such as C Co. 1-168th GSAB Medevac "Wolf Pack" and B Co.
The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada supervises and regulates the operation and maintenance of utility services in Nevada.
The Nevada Republican Party is the affiliate of the Republican Party in Nevada.
The Nevada Senate is the upper house of the Nevada Legislature, the state legislature of U.S. state of Nevada.
Nevada State College (NSC) is a four-year public college in Henderson, Nevada, and is part of the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE).
The Nevada State Treasurer is an elected office in the U.S. state of Nevada.
The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) (formerly the University and Community College System of Nevada or "UCCSN") was formed in 1968 to oversee all state-supported higher education in the U.S. state of Nevada.
The Territory of Nevada was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from March 2, 1861, until October 31, 1864, when it was admitted to the Union as the State of Nevada.
The Nevada Test and Training Range (NTTR) is one of two military training areas used by the United States Air Force Warfare Center at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada.
The Nevada National Security Site (N2S2 or NNSS), previously the Nevada Test Site (NTS), is a United States Department of Energy reservation located in southeastern Nye County, Nevada, about 65 miles (105 km) northwest of the city of Las Vegas.
The Nevada Wolf Pack are the athletic teams that represent the University of Nevada, Reno.
Nevada's 1st congressional district occupies most of Nevada's largest city, Las Vegas, as well as parts of North Las Vegas and parts of unincorporated Clark County.
Nevada's 2nd congressional district is a congressional district that includes the northern third of the state.
The 3rd Congressional District of Nevada is a congressional district occupying the area south of Las Vegas, including Henderson, and most of unincorporated Clark County.
Nevada's 4th Congressional District is a new district that was created as a result of the 2010 Census.
New Mexico (Nuevo México, Yootó Hahoodzo) is a state in the Southwestern Region of the United States of America.
The Viceroyalty of New Spain (Virreinato de la Nueva España) was an integral territorial entity of the Spanish Empire, established by Habsburg Spain during the Spanish colonization of the Americas.
No-fault divorce is a divorce in which the dissolution of a marriage does not require a showing of wrongdoing by either party.
Non-Hispanic whites or whites not of Hispanic or Latino origin (commonly referred to as Anglo-Americans)Mish, Frederic C., Editor in Chief Webster's Tenth New Collegiate Dictionary Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.A.:1994--Merriam-Webster See original definition (definition #1) of Anglo in English: It is defined as a synonym for Anglo-American--Page 86 are European Americans who are not of Hispanic or Latino origin/ethnicity, as defined by the United States Census Bureau.
"None of the above", or NOTA for short, also known as "against all" or a "scratch" vote, is a ballot option in some jurisdictions or organizations, designed to allow the voter to indicate disapproval of all of the candidates in a voting system.
None of These Candidates is a voting option for Nevada voters for President of the United States and for state constitutional positions.
The North American monsoon, variously known as the Southwest monsoon, the Mexican monsoon, the New Mexican monsoon, or the Arizona monsoon, is a pattern of pronounced increase in thunderstorms and rainfall over large areas of the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico, typically occurring between July and mid September.
North American Premier Basketball (NAPB) is a minor professional basketball league operating in North America that began play in 2018.
The North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD 88) is the vertical control datum of orthometric height established for vertical control surveying in the United States of America based upon the General Adjustment of the North American Datum of 1988.
North Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.
The North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball program is the intercollegiate men's basketball team of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
North Las Vegas is a city in Clark County, Nevada, United States, in the Las Vegas Valley.
Norwegian Americans (norskamerikanere) are Americans with ancestral roots from Norway.
A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or from a combination of fission and fusion reactions (thermonuclear bomb).
Nuclear weapons tests are experiments carried out to determine the effectiveness, yield, and explosive capability of nuclear weapons.
Nye County School District provides public education for all grades in Nye County, Nevada, as well as 6th through 12th grade education for students living in Esmeralda County, due to its school district having no high school.
Nye County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nevada.
The Oakland Raiders are a professional American football franchise based in Oakland, California.
The Oakland Raiders relocation to Las Vegas was a successful effort by the owner of the Oakland Raiders (Mark Davis) to relocate the American football club from its current and longtime home of Oakland, California to Paradise, Nevada.
The Old Spanish Trail (Viejo Sendero Español) is a historical trade route that connected the northern New Mexico settlements of (or near) Santa Fe, New Mexico with those of Los Angeles, California and southern California.
Oligarchy is a form of power structure in which power rests with a small number of people.
Opal is a hydrated amorphous form of silica (SiO2·nH2O); its water content may range from 3 to 21% by weight, but is usually between 6 and 10%.
Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States.
Orovada series soils are extensive in northern Nevada, where they have an extent of more than in the Great Basin.
Oryzopsis hymenoides (Synonym: Stipa hymenoides, common names: Indian ricegrass and sand rice grass) is a perennial cool-season bunchgrass with very narrow, rolled leaf blades.
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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the U.S. state of Nevada: Nevada – U.S. state in the southwestern region of the United States.
Treaty of Paris in 1789 An enlargeable map of the United States after the Anglo-American Convention of 1818 An enlargeable map of the United States after the Adams-Onís Treaty took effect in 1821 An enlargeable map of the United States after the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848 An enlargeable map of the United States after the Compromise of 1850 An enlargeable map of the United States after the Nevada Organic Act in 1861 An enlargeable map of the United States after the first Utah annexation in 1862 An enlargeable map of the United States after Nevada Statehood in 1864 An enlargeable map of the United States after the second Utah annexation in 1866 An enlargeable map of the United States after the Arizona annexation in 1867 An enlargeable map of the United States as it has been since 1959 The following outline traces the territorial evolution of the U.S. State of Nevada.
The Pacific Coast League (PCL) is a Minor League Baseball league operating in the Western, Midwestern, and Southeastern United States.
Pacific Islanders or Pasifikas are the peoples of the Pacific Islands.
Pacific Islands Americans, also known as Oceanian Americans, Pacific Islander Americans, or Native Hawaiian and/or other Pacific Islander Americans, are Americans who have ethnic ancestry among the indigenous peoples of Oceania (viz. Polynesians, Melanesians and Micronesians).
The Pacific Time Zone (PT) is a time zone encompassing parts of western Canada, the western United States, and western Mexico.
Pah-Ute County is a former county in the northwest corner of Arizona Territory that existed from 1865 until 1871, at which point most of the area was transferred to Nevada.
Pahrump is an unincorporated town in Nye County, Nevada, United States.
Panic! at the Disco is an American rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2004 by childhood friends Brendon Urie, Ryan Ross, Spencer Smith and Brent Wilson.
Paradise is an unincorporated town and census-designated place (CDP) in Clark County, Nevada, United States, adjacent to the city of Las Vegas.
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Pershing County School District provides public education for all grades in Pershing County, Nevada.
Pershing County is a county in the U.S. state of Nevada.
Peter Skene Ogden (alternately Skeene, Skein or Skeen), (baptised 12 February 1790 – September 27 1854) was a fur trader and a Canadian explorer of what is now British Columbia and the American West.
The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.
Pinus monophylla, the single-leaf pinyon, (alternatively spelled piñon) is a pine in the pinyon pine group, native to the United States and northwest Mexico.
Pinus ponderosa, commonly known as the ponderosa pine, bull pine, blackjack pine, or western yellow-pine, is a very large pine tree species of variable habitat native to the western United States and Canada.
Pinyon-juniper woodland, also spelled Piñon-juniper woodland, is a vegetation type (biome) of Western United States higher elevation deserts, characterized by being an open forest dominated by low, bushy, evergreen junipers (Juniperus osteosperma,Damian Fagan, Canyon Country Wildflowers, p. 3Pam MacKay, Mojave Desert Wildflowers, p19-20 Juniperus californica,Karen Wiese, Sierra Nevada Wildflowers, 2013, p. 18 Juniperus grandis), pinyon pines (Pinus monophylla, Pinus edulis), and their associates which vary from region to region.
Pioche is an unincorporated town in Lincoln County, Nevada, United States, about northeast of Las Vegas.
Piute may refer to.
A planned community, or planned city, is any community that was carefully planned from its inception and is typically constructed on previously undeveloped greenfield land.
The Platte Purchase was a land acquisition in 1836 by the United States government from American Indian tribes.
A plurality vote (in North America) or relative majority (in the United Kingdom) describes the circumstance when a candidate or proposition polls more votes than any other, but does not receive a majority.
Polish Americans are Americans who have total or partial Polish ancestry.
Pony Express National Historic Trail in the United States is the historic route of The Pony Express where men on horseback once carried the nation's mail across the country between 1860 and 1861.
Poverty is a state of deprivation, lacking the usual or socially acceptable amount of money or material possessions.
Professional boxing, or prizefighting, is a regulated, sanctioned boxing.
Professional Bull Riders, Inc. (PBR) is an international professional bull riding organization based in Pueblo, Colorado, United States.
Property crime is a category of crime that includes, among other crimes, burglary, larceny, theft, motor vehicle theft, arson, shoplifting, and vandalism.
Prostitution is the business or practice of engaging in sexual activity in exchange for payment.
The state of Nevada is the only jurisdiction in the United States where prostitution is permitted.
Protected areas or conservation areas are locations which receive protection because of their recognized natural, ecological or cultural values.
Protestantism is the second largest form of Christianity with collectively more than 900 million adherents worldwide or nearly 40% of all Christians.
The Provincias Internas, also known as the Comandancia y Capitanía General de las Provincias Internas (Commandancy and Captaincy General of the Internal Provinces), was an administrative district of the Spanish Empire created in 1776 to provide more autonomy for the frontier provinces of the Viceroyalty of New Spain, present-day northern Mexico and the Southwestern United States.
Pyramid Lake is the geographic sink of the Truckee River Basin, northeast of Reno.
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin (the only categories for ethnicity).
A ranch is an area of land, including various structures, given primarily to the practice of ranching, the practice of raising grazing livestock such as cattle or sheep for meat or wool.
Rangelands are grasslands, shrublands, woodlands, wetlands, and deserts that are grazed by domestic livestock or wild animals.
A recreation area is a type of protected area designated in some jurisdictions.
Reno 1868 FC is an American professional soccer team based in Reno, Nevada.
The Reno Aces are a Minor League Baseball franchise in the western United States, based in Reno, Nevada.
The Reno Gazette-Journal is the main daily newspaper for Reno, Nevada.
Reno is a city in the U.S. state of Nevada, located in the western part of the state, approximately from Lake Tahoe.
The Reno–Sparks Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties in western Nevada, anchored by the cities of Reno and Sparks.
Reno–Tahoe International Airport is a public and military use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) southeast of downtown Reno, in Washoe County, Nevada.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
Rhyolite is a ghost town in Nye County, in the U.S. state of Nevada.
Riders in the Sky is an American Western music and comedy group which began performing in 1977.
A road train or land train is a trucking vehicle of a type used in rural and remote areas of Australia, Europe, and the United States, to move freight efficiently.
Rodeo is a competitive sport that arose out of the working practices of cattle herding in Spain, Mexico, and later Central America, South America, the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) is a provider of adult Jewish courses on Jewish history, law, ethics, philosophy and rabbinical literature worldwide.
Roop County is a defunct county of Nevada.
Roseman University of Health Sciences is a private university located in the city of Henderson, Nevada, with a second functioning campus located in South Jordan, Utah.
Roughing It is a book of semi-autobiographical travel literature by Mark Twain.
RTC Transit is the name of the bus system in the Las Vegas metropolitan area of Clark County, Nevada.
Rubén Jesús Kihuen Bernal (born April 25, 1980) is an American politician from Nevada who is the U.S. Representative from.
Sacramento is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County.
Sagebrush is the common name of several woody and herbaceus species of plants in the genus Artemisia.
Sailing to Philadelphia is the second solo studio album by British singer-songwriter and guitarist Mark Knopfler, released on 26 September 2000 by Vertigo Records internationally, and by Warner Bros. Records in the United States.
A sales tax is a tax paid to a governing body for the sales of certain goods and services.
Sam Boyd Stadium is a football stadium in Whitney, Nevada, United States, an unincorporated community in the Las Vegas Valley.
San Jacinto is a ghost town in Elko County, Nevada, United States.
Sandstone is a clastic sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand-sized (0.0625 to 2 mm) mineral particles or rock fragments.
Scandinavia is a region in Northern Europe, with strong historical, cultural and linguistic ties.
Scandinavian Americans or Nordic Americans are Americans of Scandinavian (in the broad sense), or part-Scandinavian ancestry, defined in this article to include Danish Americans (estimate: 1,453,897), Faroese Americans (no estimates), Finnish Americans (estimate: 677,272), Greenlandic Americans (estimate: 352), Icelandic Americans (estimate: 51,234), Norwegian Americans (estimate: 4,602,337), Sami Americans (estimate: 30,000), Swedish Americans (estimate: 4,293,208).
The Scenic West Athletic Conference (also known as the Scenic West Conference) is a sports association for junior colleges located in Idaho, Utah, Colorado, and Nevada.
Searchlight is an unincorporated town and census-designated place (CDP) in Clark County, Nevada, United States, at the topographic saddle between two mountain ranges.
A semi-trailer truck (more commonly semi truck or simply "semi") is the combination of a tractor unit and one or more semi-trailers to carry freight.
The separation of powers is a model for the governance of a state.
The Shoshone or Shoshoni are a Native American tribe with four large cultural/linguistic divisions.
The Sierra Nevada (snowy saw range) is a mountain range in the Western United States, between the Central Valley of California and the Great Basin.
Sierra Nevada College (SNC) is a private, liberal arts university known for its programs in entrepreneurship, environmental science, English and creative writing, humanities including psychology and interdisciplinary studies, ski business & resort management, fine arts and teacher education.
Silver is a chemical element with symbol Ag (from the Latin argentum, derived from the Proto-Indo-European ''h₂erǵ'': "shiny" or "white") and atomic number 47.
Silver mining in Nevada, a state of the United States, began in 1858 with the discovery of the Comstock Lode, the first major silver-mining district in the United States.
Silver State is a nickname for Nevada, the American state.
Sky islands are isolated mountains surrounded by radically different lowland environments.
The Snake River is a major river of the greater Pacific Northwest region in the United States.
The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is a Christian denomination based in the United States.
The Southwestern United States (Suroeste de Estados Unidos; also known as the American Southwest) is the informal name for a region of the western United States.
Spanish Americans (españoles estadounidenses, hispanoestadounidenses, españoles americanos or hispanonorteamericanos) are Americans whose ancestry originates wholly or partly from Spain.
The Spanish Empire (Imperio Español; Imperium Hispanicum), historically known as the Hispanic Monarchy (Monarquía Hispánica) and as the Catholic Monarchy (Monarquía Católica) was one of the largest empires in history.
Spanish Springs is a census-designated place (CDP) in Washoe County, Nevada, United States.
The Spring Mountains are a mountain range of southern Nevada in the United States, running generally northwest-southeast along the west side of Las Vegas and south to the border with California.
The Spring Mountains National Recreation Area (SMNRA) is a U.S. National Recreation Area, administered by the U.S. Forest Service, and lies west of Las Vegas, Nevada.
The State of Deseret was a provisional state of the United States, proposed in 1849 by settlers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) in Salt Lake City.
State parks are parks or other protected areas managed at the sub-national level within those nations which use "state" as a political subdivision.
In the United States, a state supreme court (known by other names in some states) is the ultimate judicial tribunal in the court system of a particular state (i.e., that state's court of last resort).
Stateline is a census-designated place (CDP) on the east shore of Lake Tahoe in Douglas County, Nevada, United States.
Storey County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nevada.
Summerlin South, also seen on maps as South Summerlin, is an affluent census-designated place (CDP) in Clark County, Nevada, United States, on the western edge of the Las Vegas Valley and adjacent to the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.
The Supreme Court of Nevada is the highest state court of the U.S. state of Nevada.
The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
Swedish Americans (Svenskamerikaner) are an American ethnic group of people who have ancestral roots from Sweden.
T-Mobile Arena is a multi-purpose indoor arena on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada.
Taiwanese Americans are Americans who have full or partial Taiwanese heritage.
Tartan (breacan) is a pattern consisting of criss-crossed horizontal and vertical bands in multiple colours.
Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.
The Baltimore Sun is the largest general-circulation daily newspaper based in the American state of Maryland and provides coverage of local and regional news, events, issues, people, and industries.
The Barn is a 600 seat multi-purpose arena in Mesquite, Nevada, on campus of Rising Star Sports Ranch.
The Californias (Spanish: Las Californias), occasionally known as the Three Californias or Two Californias, are a region of North America, shared between Mexico and the United States of America, consisting of the U.S. state of California and the Mexican states of Baja California and Baja California Sur.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), often informally known as the Mormon Church, is a nontrinitarian, Christian restorationist church that is considered by its members to be the restoration of the original church founded by Jesus Christ.
The Curse is the second studio album by American heavy metal band Atreyu, released on June 29, 2004, under Victory Records.
The Deuce is a transit bus service serving the Las Vegas metropolitan area.
The Killers are an American rock band formed in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 2001 by members Brandon Flowers (lead vocals, keyboards, bass) and Dave Keuning (lead guitar, backing vocals).
The Mirage is a 3,044 room Polynesian-themed resort and casino resort located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada, United States.
The Palazzo is a luxury hotel and casino resort located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada.
The Plain Dealer is the major daily newspaper of Cleveland, Ohio, United States.
The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino is a luxury hotel and casino resort located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada, United States, on the site of the old Sands Hotel.
The Tonopah Test Range (TTR) is a restricted military installation located about southeast of Tonopah, Nevada.
Tonopah is an unincorporated town in and the county seat of Nye County, Nevada, United States.
Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die! is the fourth studio album by American rock band Panic! at the Disco.
In topography, prominence characterizes the height of a mountain or hill's summit by the vertical distance between it and the lowest contour line encircling it but containing no higher summit within it.
Touro University Nevada (TUN) is a private, non-profit institution of higher and professional education, in Henderson, in the U.S. state of Nevada.
A transcontinental railroad is a contiguous network of railroad trackage that crosses a continental land mass with terminals at different oceans or continental borders.
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (Tratado de Guadalupe Hidalgo in Spanish), officially titled the Treaty of Peace, Friendship, Limits and Settlement between the United States of America and the Mexican Republic, is the peace treaty signed on February 2, 1848, in the Villa de Guadalupe Hidalgo (now a neighborhood of Mexico City) between the United States and Mexico that ended the Mexican–American War (1846–1848).
Triple-A (or Class AAA) is the highest level of play in Minor League Baseball in the United States and Mexico.
Truckee Meadows Community College is a 2-year, public community college and technical college located in the Truckee Meadows of Reno, Nevada.
The Truckee River is a river in the U.S. states of California and Nevada.
Turquoise is an opaque, blue-to-green mineral that is a hydrated phosphate of copper and aluminium, with the chemical formula CuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8·4H2O.
U.S. Route 395 (US 395) clips a corner of the U.S. state of Nevada near Lake Tahoe and serves the cities of Gardnerville, Minden, Carson City and Reno.
U.S. Route 50 (US 50) is a transcontinental highway in the United States, stretching from West Sacramento, California, in the west to Ocean City, Maryland, on the east coast.
In the U.S. state of Nevada, U.S. Route 6 (US 6) cuts across the middle portion of the state, serving the cities of Tonopah and Ely, en route to Utah and points further east.
In the U.S. state of Nevada, U.S. Route 93 (US 93) is a major United States Highway traversing the eastern edge of the state.
U.S. Route 95 (US 95) is a major U.S. highway traversing the U.S. state of Nevada from north to south directly through Las Vegas and providing connections to both Carson City (via US 50) and Reno (via Interstate 80).
A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is an American mixed martial arts organization based in Las Vegas, Nevada, that is owned and operated by parent company William Morris Endeavor.
Nevada state law allows for governance of unincorporated towns under two different systems.
During the American Civil War (1861–1865), the Union, also known as the North, referred to the United States of America and specifically to the national government of President Abraham Lincoln and the 20 free states, as well as 4 border and slave states (some with split governments and troops sent both north and south) that supported it.
The Union Pacific Railroad (or Union Pacific Railroad Company and simply Union Pacific) is a freight hauling railroad that operates 8,500 locomotives over 32,100 route-miles in 23 states west of Chicago and New Orleans.
The United Soccer League (USL), formerly known as USL Pro, is a professional men's soccer league in the United States and Canada that began its inaugural season in 2011.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The USAF Air Demonstration Squadron ("Thunderbirds") is the air demonstration squadron of the United States Air Force The Thunderbirds are assigned to the 57th Wing, and are based at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
The United States Air Force Warfare Center (USAFWC) at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, reports directly to Air Combat Command.
The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.
The United States Forest Service (USFS) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that administers the nation's 154 national forests and 20 national grasslands, which encompass.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey) is a scientific agency of the United States government.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
The United States Navy Strike Fighter Tactics Instructor program (SFTI program), more popularly known as Topgun or TOPGUN, teaches fighter and strike tactics and techniques to selected Naval Aviators and Naval flight officers, who return to their operating units as surrogate instructors.
The 2012 United States presidential election in Nevada took place on November 6, 2012, as part of the 2012 General Election in which all 50 states plus The District of Columbia participated.
The 2016 United States presidential election in Nevada of November 8, 2016 was part of the 2016 General Election, and was won by Hillary Clinton with a 47.92% popular vote plurality over Donald Trump's 45.50%.
The United States presidential election of 1864, the 20th quadrennial presidential election, was held on Tuesday, November 8, 1864.
The United States presidential election of 1960 was the 44th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 1960.
The United States presidential election of 1976 was the 48th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 2, 1976.
The United States presidential election of 1992 was the 52nd quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 1996 was the 53rd quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 2000 was the 54th quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 2004, the 55th quadrennial presidential election, was held on Tuesday, November 2, 2004.
The United States presidential election of 2008 was the 56th quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 2012 was the 57th quadrennial American presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 2016 was the 58th quadrennial American presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada (UMCSN) is a non-profit government hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) is an American public research university in the Las Vegas suburb of Paradise, Nevada.
The University of Nevada, Reno (also referred to as Nevada, the University of Nevada or UNR) is a public research university located in Reno, Nevada.
The UNLV Rebels are the intercollegiate athletics teams that represent the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).
The UNLV Rebels football program is a college football team that represents the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are a NCAA Division I men's basketball team who play at the Thomas & Mack Center in the Las Vegas suburb of Paradise, Nevada, United States.
The USA Sevens (also sometimes referred to as the Las Vegas Sevens) is a rugby sevens tournament held annually during the second weekend of February in Las Vegas in the United States.
The USAF Weapons School is a unit of the United States Air Force, assigned to the 57th Wing.
USS Neshaminy (1865) was a large and powerful 3,850-ton screw frigate with a length of 335 feet that was under construction at the Philadelphia Navy Yard when she was surveyed by Navy officials who found her construction work to be poor.
USS Nevada may refer to.
USS Nevada (BB-36), the second United States Navy ship to be named after the 36th state, was the lead ship of the two s. Launched in 1914, Nevada was a leap forward in dreadnought technology; four of her new features would be included on almost every subsequent US battleship: triple gun turrets, oil in place of coal for fuel, geared steam turbines for greater range, and the "all or nothing" armor principle.
The first USS Nevada, a monitor, was ordered on 4 May 1898.
USS Nevada (SSBN-733) is a United States Navy ballistic missile submarine that has been in commission since 1986.
Usury is, as defined today, the practice of making unethical or immoral monetary loans that unfairly enrich the lender.
Utah is a state in the western United States.
The Utah State Legislature is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Utah.
The Territory of Utah was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from September 9, 1850, until January 4, 1896, when the final extent of the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of Utah, the 45th state.
Van Sickle Bi-State Park is a public recreation area straddling the border of California and Nevada, United States, that overlooks Lake Tahoe and preserves the memory of Henry Van Sickle, a key member in the founding of Genoa and the surrounding area.
The Vegas Golden Knights are a professional ice hockey team based in the Las Vegas metropolitan area.
Verdi-Mogul is a former census-designated place (CDP) in Washoe County, Nevada, United States.
Vice is a practice, behaviour, or habit generally considered immoral, sinful, criminal, rude, taboo, depraved, or degrading in the associated society.
Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.
A violent crime or crime of violence is a crime in which an offender or perpetrator uses or threatens to use force upon a victim.
Virginia City is a census-designated place (CDP) that is the county seat of Storey County, Nevada.
"Viva Las Vegas" is a 1963 song written by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman and recorded that same year by Elvis Presley for his Viva Las Vegas film vehicle, which along with the song was set for general release the year after.
Walker Lake is a natural lake, in the Great Basin in western Nevada in the United States.
The Walker River is a river in west-central Nevada in the United States, approximately long.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
The Washoe County School District (WCSD) is a public school district providing public education to students in Washoe County, Nevada, including the cities of Reno and Sparks, and the unincorporated communities of Verdi, Incline Village, and Gerlach.
Washoe County is a county in the U.S. state of Nevada.
The Washoe are a Great Basin tribe of Native Americans, living near Lake Tahoe at the border between California and Nevada.
The West Coast Conference (WCC) is a collegiate athletic conference affiliated in NCAA Division I consisting of ten member schools across the states of California, Oregon, Utah and Washington.
West Virginia is a state located in the Appalachian region of the Southern United States.
West Wendover is a small city in Elko County, Nevada, United States.
The Western Athletic Conference (WAC) is an American collegiate athletic conference formed on July 27, 1962 and affiliated with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I. The WAC covers a broad expanse of the western United States, with member institutions located in Arizona, California, New Mexico, Utah, and Washington, along with the "non-western" states of Missouri and Illinois (traditionally associated with the Midwest), as well as Texas (traditionally associated with the Southwest).
The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE, pronounced 'wit-chee') is a regional interstate agency and 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Boulder, Colo., serving 16 member states and territories.
Western Nevada College (WNC) is a public college serving northwest Nevada.
The Western United States, commonly referred to as the American West, the Far West, or simply the West, traditionally refers to the region comprising the westernmost states of the United States.
In the American Old West, overland trails were popular means of travel used by pioneers and immigrants throughout the 19th century and especially between 1830 and 1870 as an alternative to sea and railroad transport.
White Americans are Americans who are descendants from any of the white racial groups of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, or in census statistics, those who self-report as white based on having majority-white ancestry.
In the United States, a White Hispanic is an American citizen or resident who is racially white and of Hispanic descent.
White Latin Americans or European Latin Americans are Latin Americans who are considered white, typically due to European, or in some cases Levantine, descent.
White Pine County is a county along the central eastern boundary of the U.S. state of Nevada.
A wilderness area is a region where the land is in a natural state; where impacts from human activities are minimal—that is, as a wilderness.
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Winnemucca is the only incorporated city in and is the county seat of Humboldt County, Nevada, United States.
The Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) is a women's professional basketball league in the United States.
The World Rugby Sevens Series is an annual series of international rugby sevens tournaments run by World Rugby featuring national sevens teams.
Wynn Las Vegas, often simply referred to as Wynn, is a luxury resort and casino located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada.
Yerington is a city in Lyon County, Nevada, United States.
Zephyr Cove–Round Hill Village is a former census-designated place (CDP) in Douglas County, Nevada, United States.
The 1989–90 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team represented Duke University.
The 1989–90 UNLV Runnin' Rebels basketball team represented the University of Nevada Las Vegas in NCAA Division I men's competition in the 1989–90 season, and won the NCAA title under head coach Jerry Tarkanian.
The 1990–91 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team was a Division I college basketball team that competed in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
The 1990–91 UNLV Runnin' Rebels basketball team represented the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in NCAA Division I men's competition in the 1990–91 season.
The Twenty-second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13.2% over the 248,709,873 people enumerated during the 1990 Census.
The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.
The 2013–14 Wichita State Shockers men's basketball team represented Wichita State University in the 2013–14 NCAA Division I men's basketball season.
The 37th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 37 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane.
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