What does los angeles mean?

Definitions for los angeleslɔs ˈæn dʒə ləs, lɒs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Los Angeles, City of the Angels(noun)

    a city in southern California; motion picture capital of the world; most populous city of California and second largest in the United States


  1. Los Angeles(ProperNoun)

    A port of the United States that is the largest city in California and second-largest in the United States. Known for being an urban area that covers a large area.

  2. Origin: Los Ángeles means the angels in Spanish. The city was originally a pueblo founded and named by the Spanish with the full name of: "El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles de Porciúncula," which means "The Town of Our Lady the Queen of the Angels of Porziuncola."


  1. Los Angeles

    Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles, often known by its initials L.A., is the most populous city in the U.S. state of California and the second most populous in the United States, after New York City, with a population at the 2010 United States Census of 3,792,621. It has an area of 469 square miles, and is located in Southern California. The city is the focal point of the larger Los Angeles–Long Beach–Santa Ana metropolitan statistical area and Greater Los Angeles Area region, which contain 12,828,837 and nearly 18 million people respectively as of 2010, making it one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world and the second largest in the United States. Los Angeles is also the seat of Los Angeles County, the most populated and one of the most ethnically diverse counties in the United States, while the entire Los Angeles area itself has been recognized as the most diverse of the nation's largest cities. The city's inhabitants are referred to as Angelenos. Los Angeles was founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican War of Independence. In 1848, at the end of the Mexican–American War, Los Angeles and the rest of California were purchased as part of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, thereby becoming part of the United States. Los Angeles was incorporated as a municipality on April 4, 1850, five months before California achieved statehood.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Los Angeles

    a city in South California, 345 m. SE. of San Francisco, and founded in 1781; is the centre of a great orange-growing district, and a health resort.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of los angeles in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of los angeles in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Frank Lloyd Wright:

    Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles.

  2. Rush Limbaugh:

    The Los Angeles riots were not caused by the Rodney King verdict. The Los Angeles riots were caused by rioters.

  3. Douglas Adams, "So Long and Thanks For All The Fish":

    This is an important announcement. This is flight 121 to Los Angeles. If your travel plans today do not include Los Angeles, now would be a perfect time to disembark.

  4. Police Chief Charlie Beck:

    Any time an unarmed person is shot by a Los Angeles police officer, Los Angeles takes extraordinary circumstances to justify that, and I have not seen those extraordinary circumstances at this point.

  5. Police Chief Charlie Beck:

    I know there is a tremendous public interest in this, los Angeles police are actively looking for witnesses, and Los Angeles police are actively looking for more video. Los Angeles police may explain the circumstances.

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