American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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.
- n. a city in north central California 75 miles to the northeast of San Francisco on the Sacramento River; capital of California
“SACRAMENTO, CA (The Sportsman's Daily Wire Service) -- Ralph Addison's dream of competing in the 12th annual One-Legged Ass-Kicking Contest, held every year at the McLatchy Fairgrounds in Sacramento, California, was dashed this past weekend, when it was learned he possessed not one, but two legs, a clear violation of the event's long-established bylaws.”
“JOAN BURKE, LOVES & FISHES SACRAMENTO: I'm very, very happy and hopeful about this initiative because it's going to provide homes for over 2,000 homeless people in Sacramento.”
“(SACRAMENTO, CA) - Authorities say a standoff in a Sacramento apartment has come to an end, with the suspect being shot dead.”
“SACRAMENTO, CA -- 04/12/10 -- The community is invited to an open house for the Sacramento Outreach Adult Recovery (SOAR) program on Wednesday, April 14, from 2 to 4 p.m., at 900 Fulton Street, Sacramento.”
“SACRAMENTO -- Thousands of tea party supporters in red, white and blue rallied for conservative causes Sunday at McClellan Park in Sacramento, as speaker after speaker denounced big government and excessive federal spending.”
“SACRAMENTO, CA - Store security cameras recently captured images of two individuals using a credit card stolen from a Sacramento home, say police.”
“SACRAMENTO, CA -- 09/09/10 -- Sacramento resident Khowndu V. won a $185,996 progressive jackpot playing a Wheel of Fortune® quarter slot machine on Monday, Sept. 6.”
“SACRAMENTO COUNTY, CA - Nearly 3,000 Sacramento Municipal Utility District customers in the greater Sacramento area are without power.”
“SACRAMENTO, CA (The Sportsman's Daily Wire Service) -- Ralph Addison's dream of competing in the 12th annual One-Legged Ass-Kicking Contest, held every year at the McLatchy Fairgrounds in Sacramento, California, was dashed this past weekend, when it was learned he possessed not one, but two legs, a clear violation of ...”
“SACRAMENTO - Sacramento police have arrested two men on charges related to the theft of a bicycle belonging to seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong.”
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