Californian


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Cal·i·for·nia

 (kăl′ĭ-fôr′nyə, -fôr′nē-ə)
Abbr. CA or Cal. or Calif.
A state of the western United States on the Pacific Ocean. It was admitted as the 31st state in 1850. The area was colonized by the Spanish and formally ceded to the United States by the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (1848). California is often called the Golden State because of its sunny climate and the discovery of gold during its pioneering days. Sacramento is the capital and Los Angeles the largest city.

Cal′i·for′nian adj. & n.

Californian

(ˌkælɪˈfɔːnɪən)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to California or its inhabitants
n
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of California
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Californian - a native or resident of CaliforniaCalifornian - a native or resident of California  
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
Adj.1.Californian - of or relating to or characteristic of California or its inhabitants; "Californian beaches"
Translations
Kaliforňan
CalifornienCalifornienne
kaliforniai

Californian

[ˌkælɪˈfɔːnɪən]
A. ADJcaliforniano
B. Ncaliforniano/a m/f

Californian

adjkalifornisch
nKalifornier(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
The same waves wash the moles of the new-built Californian towns, but yesterday planted by the recentest race of men, and lave the faded but still gorgeous skirts of Asiatic lands, older than Abraham; while all between float milky-ways of coral isles, and low-lying, endless, unknown Archipelagoes, and impenetrable Japans.
I heard a Californian student in Heidelberg say, in one of his calmest moods, that he would rather decline two drinks than one German adjective.
You see what the Jersey district of heaven is, for whites; well, the Californian district is a thousand times worse.
he had, therefore, an entire day to spend in the Californian capital.
Plan of the Salt Lake expedition Great sandy deserts Sufferings from thirst Ogden's River Trails and smoke of lurking savages Thefts at night A trapper's revenge Alarms of a guilty conscience A murderous victory Californian mountains Plains along the Pacific Arrival at Monterey Account of the place and neighborhood Lower California Its extent The Peninsula Soil Climate Production Its settlements by the Jesuits Their sway over the Indians Their expulsion Ruins of a missionary establishment Sublime scenery Upper California Missions Their power and policy Resources of the country Designs of foreign nations
Simon has no property of his own save the small estate of Birchmoor, it is obvious that the Californian heiress is not the only gainer by an alliance which will enable her to make the easy and common transition from a Republican lady to a British peeress.
Californian gentleman in high political preferment, who has passed to
It was ruined, but not a ruin--a typical Californian substitute for what are known to guide-bookers abroad as "monuments of the past.
The first time he had lifted the chant of "Like Argus of the Ancient Times," had been in 1849, when, twenty-two years' of age, violently attacked by the Californian fever, he had sold two hundred and forty Michigan acres, forty of it cleared, for the price of four yoke of oxen, and a wagon, and had started across the Plains.
A beauty, a regular beauty, the perfect type of the Californian cow-pony.
I overheard Henderson and another of the hunters, Standish, a Californian, talking about it.
Californians, as a rule, are familiar with ju-jutsu, and I especially had made a study of it for several years, both at school and in the gym of the Los Angeles Athletic Club, while recently I had had, in my employ, a Jap who was a wonder at the art.

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