What does sacramento mean?

Definitions for sacramentoˌsæk rəˈmɛn toʊ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sacramento.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sacramento, capital of California(noun)

    a city in north central California 75 miles to the northeast of San Francisco on the Sacramento River; capital of California


  1. Sacramento(ProperNoun)

    The capital city of California

  2. Sacramento(ProperNoun)

    A major river in Northern California


  1. Sacramento

    Sacramento is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of government of Sacramento County. It is located at the confluence of the Sacramento River and the American River in the northern portion of California's expansive Central Valley. With an estimated 2011 population of 477,891, it is the sixth-largest city in California and the 35th largest city in the United States. Sacramento is the core cultural and economic center of the Sacramento metropolitan area which includes seven counties with an estimated 2009 population of 2,527,123. Its metropolitan area is the fourth largest in California after the Greater Los Angeles Area, San Francisco Bay Area, and the San Diego metropolitan area, as well as the 25th largest in the United States. Sacramento was cited by Time magazine as America's most ethnically and racially integrated city in 2002. Sacramento became a city through the efforts of the Swiss immigrant John Sutter, Sr., his son John Sutter, Jr., and James W. Marshall. Sacramento grew quickly thanks to the protection of Sutter's Fort, which was established by Sutter in 1839. During the California Gold Rush, Sacramento was a major distribution point, a commercial and agricultural center, and a terminus for wagon trains, stagecoaches, riverboats, the telegraph, the Pony Express, and the First Transcontinental Railroad.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Sacramento

    largest river of California, rises in the NE. in the Sierra Nevada; follows a south-westerly course, draining the central valley of California; falls into Suisund Bay, on the Pacific coast, after a course of 500 miles, of which 250 are navigable.

  2. Sacramento

    capital of California, situated at the confluence of the Sacramento and American Rivers, 90 m. NE. of San Francisco; industries embrace flour and planing mills, foundries, potteries, &c.; has an art gallery, court-house, &c.; the tropical climate is tempered at night by cool sea breezes.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sacramento in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sacramento in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Darrell Steinberg:

    Gerwig is shining a spotlight on Sacramento.

  2. Darrell Steinberg:

    Today for the future of the city I love I announce proudly that I am a candidate for the office of mayor of Sacramento.

  3. Felicia Marcus:

    I find it galling when whole sets of water glasses end up on a (restaurant) table, even in Sacramento, the key is to get away from very light mandatory restrictions.

  4. Sacramento City Councilwoman Angelique Ashby:

    This is Sacramento, there are a lot of former politicians here, a lot of activists and lobbyists and any one of them could jump in. You have to know at your core that this is what you want to do.

  5. Sacramento River:

    It’s definitely an exciting time, and we can’t wait to see what comes next, we’re hopeful that moviegoers got a sense of what residents here already know – that there’s something special and unique about Sacramento.

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