What are Las Vegas?

  • (noun): Largest city in Nevada; located in southeastern Nevada; originally settled by Mormons but is now famous for entertainment and gambling and general excess.

Las Vegas

Las Vegas (/lɑːs ˈveɪɡəs/) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Nevada and the county seat of Clark County. Las Vegas is an internationally renowned major resort city for gambling, shopping, and fine dining. The city bills itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World, and is famous for its consolidated 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.

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Las Vegas Boulevard - History
... Las Vegas Boulevard in the city of Las Vegas has had several names, including 5th Street, the Arrowhead Highway, Los Angeles Highway, Salt Lake Highway, U.S. 466 (from Jean to Fremont Street, including the Las Vegas Strip) and State Route 6 (entire segment, not signed) ... South of the city, Las Vegas Boulevard was commonly known as the Los Angeles Highway ...
Las Vegas Boulevard
... Las Vegas Boulevard is a major road in Las Vegas Valley of Nevada, best known for the Las Vegas Strip and its casinos ...
Las Vegas, New Mexico - Notable People
... an American writer and musician, was born in Las Vegas Patrick Swayze (1952–2009), an American actor, dancer and singer-songwriter, had a ranch in Las Vegas ...
Castaways Hotel And Casino - History - Showboat (1954–2000)
... Kell Houssels of the Las Vegas Club for $2 million ... The first resort within Las Vegas city limits, it had 100 rooms on two floors ... and Phoenix, offering winners free trips to Las Vegas for championship events ...
Fulgencio Zúñiga - Professional Boxing Record
... title Win 21-2-1 Antwun Echols UD 10 2007-06-23 Thomas Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada Win 20-2-1 José Luis Zertuche SD 10 2006-09-14 Orleans Hotel Casino, Las Vegas ...

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    Shoot, a fellow could have a pretty good weekend in Vegas with all that stuff.
    Stanley Kubrick (b. 1928)