Definition of California

1. Noun. A state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes.

Definition of California

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of California

Caley pea
Cali cartel
Cali roll
Cali rolls
Calidris Ferruginea
Calidris canutus
Calidris melanotos
California Channel Island fox
California Condor
California Condors
California Personality Inventory
California Spangled Cat
California allspice
California bay tree
California beauty
California black oak
California black walnut
California blackberries
California blackberry
California blanket
California bluebell

Literary usage of California

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In california the Catholic Church, notwithstanding that she receives no ... The great pioneers of Catholic education in california were the Jesuits. ..."

2. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting (1908)
"Mr. VALENTINE: The last speaker of this morning is Mr. CE KELSEY, special allotting agent in california, who will speak to you on the subject of " Providing ..."

3. The Constitution of the United States of America: With an Alphabetical by William Hickey, United States (1854)
"John Bell, relative to california, Ac, 28 Feb. 1850, Tide Senate Journal, pages 184, 299. ... A Bill (S. 226) to admit california as a state into the Union, ..."

4. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1906)
"REPORT ON DAMAGE TO california LIBRARIES BY EARTHQUAKE AND FIRE THE california ... Commonwealth Club of california. Transactions. Dairy and Produce Review. ..."

5. Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative by Richard Henry Dana (1911)
"It is subdivide! into two provinces, — Lower or Old california, lying between ... Upper california has the seat of its government at Monterey, where is also ..."

6. The Works of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster, Edward Everett (1851)
"california PUBLIC LANDS AND BOUNDARIES.* MR. PRESIDENT, the amendment of the ... In my opinion, Sir, it is highly expedient to admit california now. ..."

7. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1912)
"ROBERT Louis STEVENSON IN california.* Most attractive in appearance is this little book with its golden-brown cover embossed with the bronze ship which ..."

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