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Noun: California  ,ka-lu'for-nyu [N. Amer], ,ka-lu'for-nee-u [Brit]
  1. A state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
    - Golden State, CA, Calif.

Type of: American state

Part of: America, Southwest, southwestern United States, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

Encyclopedia: California, Scotland