geographical name

Cal·​i·​for·​nia ˌka-lə-ˈfȯr-nyə How to pronounce California (audio)
state of the southwestern U.S. on the Pacific, the nation's most populous state; capital Sacramento area 158,706 square miles (411,048 square kilometers), population 37,253,956
Californian adjective or noun
Californio noun

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“California.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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