[an-juh-luh s; Spanish ahng-he-les]

Los Angeles

[laws an-juh-luh s, -leez, los or, often, laws ang-guh-luh s, -leez, los]
  1. a seaport in SW California.

de los Angeles

[dey laws an-juh-luh s, -leez, los; Spanish de laws ahn-he-les]
  1. Vic·to·ria [vik-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-; Spanish beek-taw-ryah] /vɪkˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr-; Spanish bikˈtɔ ryɑ/, 1923–2005, Spanish operatic soprano. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for angeles

Contemporary Examples of angeles

  • One meal prepared for me by artist, writer, and gourmand Claude Tayag in the city of Angeles ranks with any I have ever eaten.

    The Daily Beast logo
    My Year of Eating Dangerously

    Simon Majumdar

    July 7, 2009

Historical Examples of angeles

  • Angeles Sal was not only an expert with her hands, but also a student of human nature.

    My Life

    Josiah Flynt

British Dictionary definitions for angeles

los Angeles

de los Angeles

  1. Victoria (bikˈtorja). 1923–2005, Spanish soprano

Los Angeles

  1. 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)Abbreviation: LA
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for angeles

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

angeles in Culture

Los Angeles

[(lawss an-juh-luhs)]

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


Second most populous city in the United States.


A center of the entertainment industry; Hollywood is a district of Los Angeles.


Los Angeles suffers from serious smog pollution created by industry and large numbers of automobiles.


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.
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