Los-angeles meaning

ănjə-ləs, -lēz, ănggə-ləs
The largest city of California, in the southern part of the state on the Pacific Ocean. Founded by the Spanish in 1781, it grew in the late 1800s after the coming of the railroad and the discovery of oil, and became the center of the US film industry in the 1920s. Today it is the hub of an extensive metropolitan area.
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(place) City & seaport on the SW coast of Calif.
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A port of the United States that is the largest city in California and second-largest in the United States. Known for being an urban area that covers a large area.
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Origin of los-angeles

  • Los Ángeles means the angels in Spanish. The city was originally a pueblo founded and named by the Spanish with the full name of: "El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles de Porciúncula," which means "The Town of Our Lady the Queen of the Angels of Porziuncola."

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