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lɔs ˈæn dʒə ləs, lɒslos an·ge·les

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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.

    Etymology: 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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. los angeles

    A city, the capital of a county of the same name, in Southern California, about 350 miles southeast of San Francisco. It was captured from the Mexicans by the combined forces of Gen. Kearney and Commodore Stockton in 1846.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Los Angeles

    Originally called by the Spaniards “Pueblo de los Angeles,” the city of the angels, on account of its delightful situation and climate.

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  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

Examples of los angeles in a Sentence

  1. Jeff Millman:

    Los Angeles is the ideal Olympic city, and our existing world-class venues would make the games exciting, fiscally responsible and profitable.

  2. Craig Lally:

    It is completely irresponsible for anyone, much less the Chief of Los Angeles police, to render a judgment on an incident that is in the early stages of the investigation, additionally, by making his opinion public without having all of the facts, he influences the investigation for all parties involved, including his command officers and the public.

  3. Democratic Rep. Hakeem Jeffries:

    Biggie Smalls, Frank White, the king of New York. Biggie Smalls died 20 years ago today in a tragedy that occurred in Los Angeles. But Biggie Smalls words live on forever.

  4. Kevin Regan:

    I remain committed to finding a workable policy for the City of Los Angeles that protects the safety of our residents, vendors and businesses.

  5. Alex Villanueva:

    I have taken swift administrative action in the matter, as of last night, Deputy Angel Reinosa is no longer employed by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department or by the county of Los Angeles.

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