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Fort Lauderdale

(lô`dərdāl), residential, commercial, and resort city (1990 pop. 149,377), seat of Broward co., SE Fla., on the Atlantic coast; settled around a fort built (c.1837) in the Seminole WarSeminole War,
in U.S. history, armed conflict between the U.S. government and the Seminoles. In 1832 the U.S. government signed a treaty with the Seminoles, who lived in Florida, providing for their removal to Oklahoma in 1835 in exchange for a small sum of money.
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, inc. 1911. On the New River and a navigable canal to Lake OkeechobeeOkeechobee, Lake
, c.700 sq mi (1,810 sq km), SE Fla., N of the Everglades; third largest freshwater lake and fourth largest lake wholly within the United States. It is c.35 mi (60 km) long and up to 25 mi (40 km) wide, with a maximum depth of 15 ft (4.6 m).
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, the city is interwoven with more than 270 mi (435 km) of natural and artificial waterways. It has one of the largest marinas in the world and one of the most popular beaches in the country; tourism and recreation are economic mainstays. The city's manufactures include boats and yachts, and there is a wide variety of small businesses. A large retired community is there. Among Fort Lauderdale institutions are the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, the Museum of Art, the Museum of Discovery and Science, Nova Southeastern Univ., and a campus of Florida Metropolitan Univ. Nearby Port Everglades is a major artificial port with heavy passenger and freight traffic.

Fort Lauderdale

 

a city in the southeastern USA, in the state of Florida. Population, 155,000 (1975; with suburbs, 850,000). Fort Lauderdale is a port on the Atlantic Ocean. Industry, which employs 27,000 persons (1974), includes food processing, woodworking, and the production of electronics equipment and consumer goods. Commercial fishing is also part of the city’s economy. Fort Lauderdale is a popular resort.

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'Convenient banking centre locations are one of the key factors consumers consider when choosing where they will bank and with our expansion in Fort Lauderdale, be able to find a Florida Community Bank up and down the coast of Florida from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando or Ormond Beach.'
Greater Fort Lauderdale is home to diverse cultural experiences -- from the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum of Seminole culture in the Everglades to the Old Dillard Museum showcasing African-American heritage.
The court, in reaching its decision to uphold the city's rule, acknowledged that begging is a form of speech for purposes of the First Amendment, and that Fort Lauderdale's rule sought to restrict speech in a public forum (the beach and adjacent areas).
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"As disruptors in the Art Fair market we are always looking for new ways to enhance the visitors experience and give artists unique platforms to display and sell their work, after meeting Ferdinand and Keith from Torosiete this year through a participating artist, we made an instant connection between our shared passions for the arts and creating new and unique ways for artists to exhibit work that we decided to combine initiatives and create something that is truly unique and never before done in the art fair market." says Art Fort Lauderdale Co-Founder, Andrew Martineau.
Silver Airways operates the most routes within Florida and between Florida and the Bahamas from its hubs in Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Tampa, and also flies between Boston and Bar Harbor, Maine.
Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM), a part of German lender, Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE: DB) (DBK.DE), has said that its real estate investment business has acquired 350 and 450 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Florida on behalf of one of its clients.
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