from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The capital of California, in the north-central part of the state on the Sacramento River northeast of Oakland. Discovery of gold nearby in 1848 led to the growth of the original settlement as a trade and shipping center. It became the state capital in 1854. Population: 454,000.
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- proper n. The capital city of California.
- proper n. A major river in northern California.
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- n. a city in north central California 75 miles to the northeast of San Francisco on the Sacramento River; capital of California
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