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Line breaks: Nor¦Cal
Pronunciation: /ˈnɔrˌkal
(also NoCal /ˈnəʊˌkal/)

Definition of NorCal in English:


[mass noun] US informal
Northern California: I was in NorCal last week [as modifier]: a picture-perfect NoCal evening
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  • I'm not sure where in NoCal you are, but if you're in the Bay Area, you could try an ad in Bay Area Parenting.
  • There's no way I'd be able to make the 6 hour drive this week to NoCal.
  • Sadly, there was no time to invade that part of NoCal.


late 19th century (originally as Nor. Cal.): abbreviation of northern California.

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