An·​a·​heim ˈa-nə-ˌhīm How to pronounce Anaheim (audio)
plural Anaheims
: a long tapered green usually mild chili pepper

Word History


Anaheim, California

First Known Use

1914, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Anaheim was in 1914

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Cite this Entry

“Anaheim.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

Geographical Definition


geographical name

An·​a·​heim ˈa-nə-ˌhīm How to pronounce Anaheim (audio)
city in southwestern California east of Long Beach population 336,265

Note: Disneyland is located in Anaheim.

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