Meaning of Nellis Air Force Base

Nel'lis Air' Force" Base"

Pronunciation: (nel'is), [key]
  1. the largest air base in the U.S. Air Force's Tactical Air Command, located near Las Vegas, Nev., and developed from what began in 1941 as a U.S. Army Air Corps field.
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