Definition of Golden state
1. Noun. A state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes.
Geographical relationships: Achomawi
Group relationships: Southwest, Southwestern United States, America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa
Terms within: Channel Islands National Park, Kings Canyon National Park, Lassen Volcanic National Park, Redwood National Park, Sequoia National Park, Yosemite National Park, Anaheim, Bakersfield, Barstow, Berkeley, Beverly Hills, Chula Vista, Eureka, Fresno, Long Beach, City Of The Angels, Los Angeles, Monterey, Oakland, Palo Alto, Pasadena, Redding, Riverside, Capital Of California, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, San Mateo, San Pablo, Santa Ana, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Big Sur, Silicon Valley, Colorado Desert, Death Valley, Mohave, Mohave Desert, Mojave, Mojave Desert, Lake Tahoe, Donner Pass, Golden Gate, Klamath, Klamath River, Monterey Bay, Russian River, Sacramento River, Salton Sea, San Andreas Fault, San Fernando Valley, San Joaquin River, San Joaquin Valley, Mount Shasta, Shasta, High Sierra, Sierra Nevada, Sierra Nevada Mountains
Generic synonyms: American State
Derivative terms: Californian
Definition of Golden state
1. Proper noun. California ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Golden state
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1. Westward by Rail: The New Route to the East by William Fraser Rae (1871)
"2HE CAPITAL OF THE golden state. THE passengers by the train in which I journeyed across the continent of America ' missed connections ' at Sacramento. ..."
2. Looters of the Public Domain by Stephen A. Douglas Puter, Horace Stevens (1907)
"... who has earned the everlasting gratitude of the miners of the golden state by his fearless attitude in protection of their interests by Mrs. Coult, ..."
3. The History of North America by Guy Carleton Lee, Francis Newton Thorpe (1904)
"CHAPTER XVII THE golden state WE have already seen that Congress, in the early months of 1848, when legislating in favor of Oregon, refused to create a ..."
4. The History of the San Francisco Disaster and Mount Vesuvius Horror by Charles Eugene Banks, Opie Percival Read (1906)
"CHAPTER X. GREAT UNIVERSITY WRECKED Earthquake Shocks Lay Low Beautiful Buildings of Stanford University at Palo Alto—Pride of golden state in ..."