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Los An·ge·les(ăn′jə-ləs, -lēz′, ăng′gə-ləs)
The largest city of California, in the southern part of the state on the Pacific Ocean. Founded by the Spanish in 1781, it grew in the late 1800s after the coming of the railroad and the discovery of oil, and became the center of the US film industry in the 1920s. Today it is the hub of an extensive metropolitan area.
los Angeles(Spanish los ˈaŋxeles)
(Biography) See de los Angeles
Los Angeles(lɒs ˈændʒɪˌliːz)
(Placename) a city in SW California, on the Pacific: the second largest city in the US, having absorbed many adjacent townships; industrial centre and port, with several universities. Pop: 3 819 951 (2003 est). Abbreviation: LA
Los An•ge•les(lɔs ˈæn dʒə ləs, lɒs)
a seaport in SW California: second largest city in the U.S. 3,553,638; with suburbs 6,997,000.
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|Noun||1.||Los Angeles - a city in southern California; motion picture capital of the world; most populous city of California and second largest in the United States|
Calif., California, Golden State, CA - a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes