Definition of California in English:


Line breaks: Cali|for¦nia
Pronunciation: /ˌkalɪˈfɔːnɪə
A state of the US, on the Pacific coast; population 36,756,666 (est. 2008); capital, Sacramento. Formerly part of Mexico, it was ceded to the US in 1847, and became the 31st state of the US in 1850.



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  • But some Californians like their palm trees and they brought them up north to retain that sunny lifestyle.
  • I'm not a smoker but there is something sanctimonious about the Californians ' insistence on no-smoking in any public buildings.
  • There are a lot of mixed messages being delivered to Californians.

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