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Las Vegas is the expression, in glitter and concrete, of America's brittle and mutating id.
John Burdett

Meaning of "Las Vegas" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LAS VEGAS

Las Vegas  [læs ˈveɪɡəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LAS VEGAS

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adjective
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adverb
pronoun
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conjunction
determiner
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Las Vegas is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LAS VEGAS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Las Vegas

Las Vegas

Las Vegas, /lɑːs ˈveɪɡəs/ officially the City of Las Vegas and often known as simply Vegas, is the most populous city in the state of Nevada and the county seat of Clark County. Las Vegas is an internationally renowned major resort city known primarily for gambling, shopping, fine dining and nightlife and is the leading financial and cultural center for Southern Nevada. The city bills itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World, and is famous for its mega casino–hotels and associated entertainment. A growing retirement and family city, Las Vegas is the 31st-most populous city in the United States, with a population at the 2010 census of 583,756. The 2010 population of the Las Vegas metropolitan area was 1,951,269. The city is one of the top three leading destinations in the United States for conventions, business and meetings. Today, Las Vegas is one of the top tourist destinations in the world. Established in 1905, Las Vegas was incorporated as a city in 1911. At the close of the 20th century, Las Vegas was the most populous American city founded in that century.

Definition of Las Vegas in the English dictionary

The definition of Las Vegas in the dictionary is a city in SE Nevada: famous for luxury hotels and casinos. Pop: 517 017.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LAS VEGAS


azygos
ˈæzɪɡəs
azygous
ˈæzɪɡəs
callipygous
ˌkælɪˈpaɪɡəs
choragus
kɔːˈreɪɡəs
hemizygous
ˌhɛmɪˈzaɪɡəs
heterozygous
ˌhɛtərəʊˈzaɪɡəs
homozygous
ˌhəʊməʊˈzaɪɡəs
magus
ˈmeɪɡəs
monozygous
ˌmɒnəʊˈzaɪɡəs
monzygous
ˌmɒnəʊˈzaɪɡəs
Noviomagus
ˌnəʊvɪəʊˈmeɪɡəs
pemphigous
ˈpɛmfɪɡəs
pemphigus
ˈpɛmfɪɡəs
pompholygous
pɒmˈfɒlɪɡəs
steatopygous
ˌstɪəˈtɒpɪɡəs
Tagus
ˈteɪɡəs
tragus
ˈtreɪɡəs
vagus
ˈveɪɡəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LAS VEGAS

Las Palmas
lasagna
lasagne
lascar
Lascaux
lascivious
lasciviously
lasciviousness
Lasdun

WORDS THAT END LIKE LAS VEGAS

Artigas
Batangas
biogas
Burgas
carbonic-acid gas
degas
gas
greenhouse gas
laughing gas
mustard gas
natural gas
nerve gas
oilgas
Quevedo y Villegas
shale gas
syngas
synthesis gas
tear gas
Vargas
water gas

Synonyms and antonyms of Las Vegas in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Las Vegas» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LAS VEGAS

Find out the translation of Las Vegas to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Las Vegas from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Las Vegas» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

拉斯维加斯
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Las Vegas
570 millions of speakers

English

Las Vegas
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लास वेगास
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لاس فيغاس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Лас-Вегас
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Las Vegas
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

লাস ভেগাস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Las Vegas
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

las vegas
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Las Vegas
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ラスベガス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

라스 베이거스
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Las Vegas
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Las Vegas
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

லாஸ் வேகஸ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लास वेगास
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Las Vegas
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Las Vegas
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Las Vegas
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Лас - Вегас
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Las Vegas
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Λας Βέγκας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Las Vegas
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Las Vegas
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Las Vegas
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Las Vegas

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LAS VEGAS»

The term «Las Vegas» is very widely used and occupies the 4.490 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LAS VEGAS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Las Vegas

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10 QUOTES WITH «LAS VEGAS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Las Vegas.
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Shelley Berkley
I come home every weekend and I still can't believe I represent Las Vegas in Congress. It's such a kick.
2
Otis Blackwell
I used to be with a publishing house called Roosevelt Music. A gentleman there told me he had seen Peggy Lee perform Fever in Las Vegas and I found out later she wanted to record it.
3
Concha Buika
Las Vegas is a very strange place. It's a place of broken dreams.
4
John Burdett
Las Vegas is the expression, in glitter and concrete, of America's brittle and mutating id.
5
Drew Carey
I love Las Vegas. I like that Las Vegas has everything. Everything and anything you want to do, you can do in Las Vegas.
6
David Cassidy
I've been able to go on and have a successful career on Broadway and certainly the last five years in Las Vegas have been amazing.
7
Lilla Crawford
One day, I saw a magic show, and I was like, 'I have to learn how to do this!' Every time I went to Las Vegas, I had to get at least two or three tricks from the magic shops.
8
Brunello Cucinelli
In the heart of the desert and founded by the first Spanish Conquistadores, Las Vegas has become the entertainment capital of the world, with more than 30 million visitors a year.
9
Patrick Duffy
The last episode of Dallas was in '1991.' Unfortunately, it was a terrible episode to end the show on: it was a sort of 'It's a Wonderful Life' with Larry as the Jimmy Stewart character. In that episode, I was an ineffectual-schlep kind of brother, who got divorced three or four times and was a Las Vegas reject.
10
Mike Figgis
Obviously, I try to make the films work for an audience. That's the main point of making a film, and in retrospect, one can see that certain films, let's say Leaving Las Vegas, demonstrated its own success.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LAS VEGAS»

Discover the use of Las Vegas in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Las Vegas and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the ...
It is also the tale of a long weekend road trip that has gone down in the annals of American pop culture as one of the strangest journeys ever undertaken.
Hunter S. Thompson, 2010
2
Las Vegas: An Unconventional History
From Mormon missionaries to mega-casinos, from Bugsy Siegel to Wayne Newton, and from natural springs to atomic blasts, this companion book to a three-hour PBS "American Experience "documentary presents 100 years of sin, gin, and din. 250 ...
Michelle Ferrari, 2005
3
Leaving Las Vegas
Leaving Las Vegas, the first novel by John O'Brien, is a disturbing and emotionally wrenching story of a woman who embraces life and a man who rejects it, a powerful tale of hard luck and hard drinking and a relationship of tenderness and ...
John O'Brien, Jr., 2007
4
Storming Las Vegas: How a Cuban-Born, Soviet-Trained ...
From the Hardcover edition.
John Huddy, 2008
5
Las Vegas: A Centennial History
The Meteoric Rise of Las Vegas from a remote Mormon outpost to an international entertainment center with a sprawling metropolitan area of well over a million people was never a sure thing.
Eugene P. Moehring, Michael S. Green, 2005
6
Casino: Love and Honor in Las Vegas
Traces the alliance of Lefty Rosenthal and Tony Spilotro, who ran the Mafia in Las Vegas and whose partnership ended in adultery, murder, and revenge.
Nicholas Pileggi, 2011
7
A Short History of Las Vegas
Las Vegas-and its history-is full of surprises. The second edition of this lively history includes details of the latest developments and describes the growing anticipation surrounding the Las Vegas centennial celebration in 2005.
Barbara Land, Myrick Land, 2004
8
From Stonehenge To Las Vegas: Archaeology As Popular Culture
" Equal parts amusing, infuriating, provocative and thought-provoking, this work will interest students and teachers in archaeology, anthropology, cultural studies and human geography, as well as professionals in heritage management and ...
Cornelius Holtorf, 2005
9
Las Vegas: The Great American Playground
An anthropologist explores the history, culture, development, sites, and attractions of a city visited by over thirty million people each year
Robert D. McCracken, 1997
10
Las Vegas
An innovative series of pocket-size travel guides featuring lay-flat spiral bindings and full-color illustrations provides valuable information on a wide range of popular travel destinations, including recommendations for restaurants and ...
Bobbie Katz, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LAS VEGAS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Las Vegas is used in the context of the following news items.
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NBA Summer League 2015: Full Las Vegas Schedule, Latest …
The NBA's free-agency period has died down significantly, but its Las Vegas Summer League competition certainly has not. Saturday's ... «Bleacher Report, Jul 15»
2
5-on-5: Recapping Las Vegas Summer League - ESPN.com
Who has been the top rookie and vet at the Las Vegas Summer League? Who or what has been the biggest surprise? Our 5-on-5 panel weighs ... «ESPN, Jul 15»
3
Utah Jazz summer wraps up in Las Vegas | KSL.com
LAS VEGAS — The Utah Jazz wrapped up the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas with a win over the Los Angeles Lakers Friday night. «KSL.com, Jul 15»
4
Ruby Lewis of 'For the Record: Baz': Las Vegas is ready to embrace …
We continue today with star chef Steve Martorano at Paris Las Vegas and the Rio and now “For the Record: Baz” sensation Ruby Lewis at Light ... «Las Vegas Sun, Jul 15»
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Long removed from heyday with pro events, Las Vegas still loves …
Sydney Dockendorf, 6, returns a ball as instructor J.C. Pauli watches during a United States Tennis Association youth clinic at Macy's court in ... «Las Vegas Sun, Jul 15»
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Gun enthusiasts shred blue cards in North Las Vegas | Las Vegas
Nancy Earnhardt, left, and Lee Thomas count their large stack of blue cards during a blue card shredding event outside of the New Frontier ... «Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jul 15»
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Las Vegas poised to attract pro team, and NBA ready to strike …
LAS VEGAS — The 2007 NBA All-Star Game in Las Vegas had just concluded, and outside elements made the weekend somewhat infamous. «Boston Herald, Jul 15»
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The world that is Las Vegas | Ciara Hansen | yakimaherald.com
Gondola boats sail down a canal inside The Venetian Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on June 16. People can choose between an indoor or ... «Yakima Herald-Republic, Jul 15»
9
Las Vegas convention unites fantasy football freaks | Las Vegas
Former NFL running back Terrell Davis speaks to fans at the Fantasy Sports Combine at Wynn Las Vegas on Saturday. Ed Graney/Las Vegas ... «Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jul 15»
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Mudiay Shines For Nuggets In Las Vegas Summer League « CBS …
Emmanuel Mudiay #0 of the Denver Nuggets handles the ball against the Miami Heat on July 13, 2015 at The Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, ... «CBS Local, Jul 15»

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