Los Angeles

geographical name

Los An·​ge·​les lȯs-ˈan-jə-ləs also -ˌlēz How to pronounce Los Angeles (audio)
sometimes -ˈaŋ-gə-ˌlēz
city, and port on the Pacific in southwestern California; most populous city in the state population 3,792,621

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“Los Angeles.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Los%20Angeles. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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