Definition of Angeleno in English:

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Angeleno

Pronunciation: /ˌanjəˈlēnō/
(also Los Angeleno, Angelino)

noun (plural Angelenos)

A native or inhabitant of Los Angeles: [as modifier]: Angeleno sports fans
More example sentences
  • Walter Mosley's Easy Rawlins' novels are set in Los Angeles - the city where he grew up - replete with familiar landmarks and references that native Angelenos easily recognize.
  • I'm a native Angeleno and had never been to opening day.
  • Most Angelenos know that Hollywood uses the L.A. River for car chase scenes.

Origin

Late 19th century: from American Spanish.

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Syllabification: An·ge·le·no

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