Angeleno

noun
An·​ge·​le·​no | \ ˌan-jə-ˈlē-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce Angeleno (audio) \
variants: or less commonly Angelino
plural Angelenos also Angelinos

Definition of Angeleno

: a native or resident of Los Angeles, California To an Easterner, the central visual expression of Los Angeles may be the beaches, or the bungalow sprawl, or Hollywood, or smog; to an Angeleno, the dominant visual experience is the freeway.— John Herbers

First Known Use of Angeleno

1857, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Angeleno

American Spanish angeleño, from Los Angeles, California

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“Angeleno.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Angeleno. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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