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  • (noun): A city in southern California; motion picture capital of the world; most populous city of California and second largest in the United States.
    Synonyms: City of the Angels

Los Angeles

Los Angeles (i/lɒs ˈændʒələs/ loss-AN-jə-ləs;, which is written Los Ángeles, Spanish for The Angels), often known by its initials L.A., is the most populous city in the U.S. state of California and the second most populous in the United States, after New York City, with a population at the 2010 United States Census of 3,792,621. It has an area of 469 square miles (1,215 km2), and is located in Southern California. The city is the focal point of the larger Los Angeles–Long Beach–Santa Ana metropolitan statistical area and Greater Los Angeles Area region, which contain 12,828,837 and nearly 18 million people respectively as of 2010, making it one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world and the second largest in the United States. Los Angeles is also the seat of Los Angeles County, the most populated and one of the most ethnically diverse counties in the United States, while the entire Los Angeles area itself has been recognized as the most diverse of the nation's largest cities. The city's inhabitants are referred to as "Angelenos."

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Los Angeles - Sister Cities
... Los Angeles has 25 sister cities, listed chronologically by year joined Eilat, Israel (1959) Nagoya, Japan (1959) Salvador, Bahia, Brazil (1962) Bordeaux, France (1964) Berlin, Germany (1967 ...
Scouting In California - Boy Scouting in California Today - Los Angeles Area Council
... Los Angeles Area Council (LAAC) (#33) serves most of the City of Los Angeles as well as several other cities in the greater Los Angeles area ... five Boy Scouts of America councils in Los Angeles County, California ...
2001 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup
... The Los Angeles Galaxy won the tournament with a 2-1 victory over the New England Revolution in extra time in the final at Titan Stadium on the campus of ... Quarters lost to their California rival Los Angeles, but not before an exciting game that in the end saw penalties from all ten position players ... second round, then lost to the eventual champion Los Angeles 3-1 ...
Retro-futurism - Design and Arts - Architecture
... Los Angeles International Airport and its Theme Building in Los Angeles was built in 1961 as a way to commemorate the optimism of the new jet and space age and also displayed the ... a restaurant) was listed as a City Cultural and Historical Monument by the Los Angeles city council in 1992 and was recently refurbished by Walt Disney Imagineering in 1997 ...
USS Patoka (AO-9) - 1920s and 1930s
... assigned stations in the mid-Atlantic to furnish the airship Los Angeles with the weather reports and forecasts during her flight, 12 to 15 October 1924 ... During 1925 Patoka operated with both Shenandoah and Los Angeles in demonstrating the mobility of airships, and in reducing the number of ground personnel required to handle them ... Between 1925 and 1932 Patoka operated with Los Angeles and served as her base of supply and operations on her longrange flights to Puerto Rico (1925), Panama (1928), Florida (1 ...

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