HyperDic: california

English > 1 sense of the word California:
NOUNlocationCalifornia, Golden State, CA, Calif.a state in the western United States on the Pacific
California > pronunciation
Soundskae.lahfao'rnyah
RhymesAbkhazia ... Virginia: 48 rhymes with yah...
English > California: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes.
SynonymsGolden State, CA, Calif.
Instance ofAmerican stateOne of the 50 states of the United States
Part ofSouthwest, southwestern United StatesThe southwestern region of the United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, California, and sometimes Utah and Colorado
United States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
PartsAnaheimA city in southern California (southeast of Los Angeles)
BakersfieldA city in south central California at the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley
BarstowA town in southeastern California
BerkeleyA city in California on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay
Beverly HillsA city in southwestern California surrounded by Los Angeles
Big SurA picturesque coastal region of California to the south of San Francisco
Channel Islands National ParkA national park in California featuring sea birds and marine life
Chula VistaAn industrial city in southern California (south of San Diego) near the Mexican border
Colorado DesertAn arid region of southeastern California
Death ValleyA desert area that is part of the Mojave Desert in eastern California and southwestern Nevada
Donner PassA mountain pass in northeastern California near Lake Tahoe
EurekaA town in northwest California on an arm of the Pacific Ocean
FresnoA city in south central California in the San Joaquin Valley
Golden GateA strait in western California that connects the San Francisco Bay with the Pacific Ocean
Kings Canyon National ParkA national park in California that has giant sequoia trees and alpine lakes and glaciers
Klamath, Klamath RiverA river flowing southwest from Oregon through northern California to the Pacific Ocean
Lake TahoeA lake on the border between Nevada and California to the west of Carson City
Lassen Volcanic National ParkA national park in California having mountains and volcanic lakes and hot springs
Long BeachA city in southern California located on 8.5 miles of Pacific beachfront
Los Angeles, City of the Angels, L.A.A city in southern California
Mojave, Mojave Desert, Mohave, Mohave DesertA desert area in southern California and western Arizona
MontereyA town in western California to the south of San Francisco on a peninsula at the southern end of Monterey Bay
Monterey BayAn inlet of the Pacific Ocean in western California
OaklandA city in western California on San Francisco Bay opposite San Francisco
Palo AltoA university town in California
PasadenaA city in southwestern California to the east of Los Angeles
ReddingA town in north central California on the Sacramento River
Redwood National ParkA national park in California featuring a redwood forest / forest and Pacific Ocean coastline
RiversideA city in southern California
Russian RiverA river in northern California
Sacramento, capital of CaliforniaA city in north central California 75 miles to the northeast of San Francisco on the Sacramento River
Sacramento RiverA river in northern California rising near Mount Shasta and flowing south to the San Francisco Bay
Salton SeaA saltwater lake in southeastern California
San Andreas FaultA major geological fault in California
San BernardinoA city in southern California to the east of Los Angeles
San DiegoA picturesque city of southern California on San Diego Bay near the Mexican border
San Fernando ValleyA fertile valley in southern California to the north of Los Angeles
San FranciscoA port in western California near the Golden Gate that is one of the major industrial and transportation centers
San Joaquin RiverA river in central California that rises in the Sierra Nevada and flows northwest to form a large delta with the Sacramento River
San Joaquin ValleyA vast valley in central California known for its rich farmland
San JoseA city in western California located at the southern end of San Francisco Bay to the south of San Francisco
San MateoA town in California to the south of San Francisco
San PabloA town in western California to the north of Oakland on an arm of San Francisco Bay
Santa AnaA city in southern California to the east of Long Beach
Santa BarbaraA town in southwestern California on the Pacific Ocean
Santa ClaraA city of west central California
Santa CruzA town in western California on Monterey Bay
Sequoia National ParkA national park in California that includes Mount Whitney
Shasta, Mount ShastaA volcanic mountain peak in the Cascade Range in northern California (14,162 feet high)
Sierra Nevada, Sierra Nevada Mountains, High SierraA mountain range in eastern California
Silicon ValleyA region in California to the south of San Francisco that is noted for its concentration of high-technology industries
Yosemite National ParkA national park in California famous for its waterfalls and rock formations
Region ofAchomawiA community of Native Americans who speak a Hokan language and live in northeastern California
SpanishCalifornia
CatalanCalifornia, Califòrnia
AdjectivesCalifornianof or relating to or characteristic of California or its inhabitants

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