Sacramento

[ sak-ruh-men-toh ]
/ ˌsæk rəˈmɛn toʊ /

noun

a port in and the capital of California, in the central part, on the Sacramento River.
a river flowing S from N California to San Francisco Bay. 382 miles (615 km) long.

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British Dictionary definitions for Sacramento

Sacramento
/ (ˌsækrəˈmɛntəʊ) /

noun

an inland port in N central California, capital of the state at the confluence of the American and Sacramento Rivers: became a boom town in the gold rush of the 1850s. Pop: 445 335 (2003 est)
a river in N California, flowing generally south to San Francisco Bay. Length: 615 km (382 miles)
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Cultural definitions for Sacramento

Sacramento

The capital of California, located in the northern part of the state.

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