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Florida (U. S. America)

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In 1712 Ponce de Leon sailed from France to the West in search of “the Fountain of Youth.” He first saw land on Easter Day, and on account of the richness and quantity of flowers, called the new possession “Florida.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Floor
Floorer
Flora
Flora’s Dial
Florence (The German)
Florentine Diamond (The)
Florentius
Florian (St.)
Floriani
Florid Architecture
Florida (U. S. America)
Florimel [honey-flower]
Florimel’s Girdle
Florin
Florisando
Florisel of Nicea
Florismart
Florizel
Flotsam and Jetson
Flower Games
Flower Sermon

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Florida