Los Angeles


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Los An·ge·les

 (ăn′jə-ləs, -lēz′, ăng′gə-ləs)
Abbr. LA
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)
n
(Biography) See de los Angeles

Los Angeles

(lɒs ˈændʒɪˌliːz)
n
(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)
n.
a seaport in SW California: second largest city in the U.S. 3,553,638; with suburbs 6,997,000.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Los Angeles - a city in southern CaliforniaLos 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
Catalina Island, Santa Catalina - an island resort in the Pacific off the southwestern coast of California
Translations
Los Angeles
ロサンゼルス
Лос Анџелес
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The line of communication between Los Angeles and Lower California had broken down.
A sailor brought them to Los Angeles and I gave him nine tickets to the circus for them.
This cannot be doubted, as Daylight himself knew, it was by the merest chance, when in Los Angeles, that he heard the tuna were running strong at Santa Catalina, and went over to the island instead of returning directly to San Francisco as he had planned.
So when Rose Douglas got that way Charley packed her off to visit her sister in Los Angeles.
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.
They had an off month in Los Angeles, and Captain Roberts got it into his head he was going to make a dog balance a silver dollar on the neck of a champagne bottle.
Seaton, Interim Executive Director of the Port of Los Angeles, and Xu Peixing, Director-General of the Shanghai Municipal Port Administration Bureau.
Not true,'' said Scott Roeb, founder of Scott Roeb Catering & Events in Los Angeles.
Fox to Produce 50,000 Promotional Brochures to Raise Awareness of the Premier Wish-Granting Foundation's Goal to Grant an Unprecedented Number of Wishes in Los Angeles During the Holiday Season
This holiday season, the Los Angeles Lakers will be seeing stars beyond those in the courtside seats at Staples Center, as they assist in granting their first wish child's wish publicly and display their support for The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles' holiday season campaign, "A Season of Wishes(TM)," launching on November 20, 2005.
Veteran Los Angeles educators have experienced areas, regions, clusters, minidistricts, school-based management and the Los Angeles Educational Alliance for Restructuring Now with its LEARN program.
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