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[an-juh-luh s; Spanish ahng-he-les] /ˈæn dʒə ləs; Spanish ˈɑŋ hɛˌlɛs/
a city in the Philippines, on S central Luzon.

Los Angeles

[laws an-juh-luh s, -leez, los or, often, laws ang-guh-luh s, -leez, los] /lɔs ˈæn dʒə ləs, -ˌliz, lɒs or, often, lɔs ˈæŋ gə ləs, -ˌliz, lɒs/
a seaport in SW California. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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los Angeles

/Spanish los ˈaŋxeles/

Los Angeles

/lɒs ˈændʒɪˌliːz/
a city in SW California, on the Pacific: the second largest city in the US, having absorbed many adjacent townships; industrial centre and port, with several universities. Pop: 3 819 951 (2003 est) LA
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Los Angeles

city in southern California, U.S., founded 1781; the modern name is short for the original, given variously as El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles or El Pueblo de la Reyna de los Ángeles.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Angeles in Culture
Los Angeles [(lawss an-juh-luhs)]

City in southern California, sprawling over nearly five hundred square miles.

Note: Second most populous city in the United States.
Note: A center of the entertainment industry; Hollywood is a district of Los Angeles.
Note: Los Angeles suffers from serious smog pollution created by industry and large numbers of automobiles.
Note: The scene of the Watts Riots in 1965 and of another serious riot in 1992, triggered by the acquittal of white police officers accused of beating an African-American man named Rodney King.
The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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