California

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See also: Califórnia

English[edit]

Map of US highlighting California

Etymology[edit]

Probably Spanish after California, a Utopian island of the Amazons described in Las Sergas de Esplandián, a 16th century Spanish novel.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌkæl.ɪ.ˈfɔɹ.njə/, /ˌkæl.ɪ.ˈfɔɹ.ni.ə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(r)niə
  • Hyphenation: Cal‧i‧for‧nia

Proper noun[edit]

California

  1. A western coastal state of the United States of America. Capital: Sacramento.

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Italian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

California f

  1. California

Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

California f

  1. California

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