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California

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Computers
CaliforniaCal‧i‧for‧ni‧a /ˌkæləˈfɔːniə $ -ˈfɔːrnjə/ (written abbreviation CA) 🔊 🔊 a state in the southwest of the US, next to the Pacific Ocean, whose main cities include San Francisco and Los Angeles. The state capital is Sacramento. Disneyland and Hollywood are in California. The area between San Francisco and San José is known informally as Silicon Valley and is a centre of the computer industry. California is known for its farming industry, especially the production of fruit and wine. It is the world’s fifth largest economy. Its nickname is The Golden State.Californian noun, adjective
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