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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flora  \Flo"ra\,  n.  [L.,  the  goddess  of  flowers,  from  flos, 
  floris,  flower.  See  {Flower}.] 
  1.  (Rom.  Myth.)  The  goddess  of  flowers  and  spring. 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  The  complete  system  of  vegetable  species  growing 
  without  cultivation  in  a  given  locality,  region,  or 
  period;  a  list  or  description  of  or  treatise  on  such 
  plants. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  flora 
  n  1:  all  the  plant  life  in  a  particular  region  [syn:  {vegetation}] 
  [ant:  {fauna}] 
  2:  a  living  organism  lacking  the  power  of  locomotion  [syn:  {plant}, 
  {plant  life}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Flora,  IL  (city,  FIPS  26454) 
  Location:  38.67049  N,  88.47877  W 
  Population  (1990):  5054  (2291  housing  units) 
  Area:  10.3  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  62839 
  Flora,  IN  (town,  FIPS  23692) 
  Location:  40.54494  N,  86.52336  W 
  Population  (1990):  2179  (929  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  46929 
  Flora,  MS  (town,  FIPS  24940) 
  Location:  32.54742  N,  90.31197  W 
  Population  (1990):  1482  (540  housing  units) 
  Area:  5.3  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  39071 
  Flora,  ND 
  Zip  code(s):  58348 




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