California meaning
[kal-uh-fawrn-yuh, -fawr-nee-uh]
Definitions of california is:
  • noun california
    a state on the W coast of the US: the third largest state in area and the largest in population; consists of a narrow, warm coastal plain rising to the Coast Range, deserts in the south, the fertile central valleys of the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers, and the mountains of the Sierra Nevada in the east; major industries include the growing of citrus fruits and grapes, fishing, oil production, electronics, information technology, and films. Capital: Sacramento. Pop: 35 484 453 (2003 est). Area: 411 015 sq km (158 693 sq miles)
  • noun california
    state of the SW U.S., on the Pacific coast: admitted, 1850; 155,959 sq mi (403,933 sq km); pop. 33,872,000; cap. Sacramento
  • noun california
    Gulf ofarm of the Pacific, between Baja California and the Mexican mainland