Definition of City of the Angels
1. Noun. A city in southern California; motion picture capital of the world; most populous city of California and second largest in the United States.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Point Of Entry, Port Of Entry
Group relationships: Ca, Calif., California, Golden State
Terms within: Catalina Island, Santa Catalina
Lexicographical Neighbors of City Of The Angels
Literary usage of City of the Angels
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Glimpses of Three Coasts by Helen Hunt Jackson (1886)
"ECHOES IN THE City of the Angels. It is only a hundred years old, however, and that is not time enough for such song to simmer. It will come later, ..."
2. On the Wing: Rambling Notes of a Trip to the Pacific by Mary Elizabeth Blake (1883)
"THE City of the Angels. THE best specimen we have seen yet of the traditional Westerner, the man whom Bret Harte created and the world has taken as a type, ..."
3. The Boy Travellers in Mexico: Adventures of Two Youths in a Journey to by Thomas Wallace Knox (1890)
"THE City of the Angels; ITS CATHEDRAL AND OTHER CURIOSITIES.—MANUFACTURES OF PUEBLA.—BATTLE-FIELD OF CIA'CO DE MA YO. IT was a fortunate thing for the ..."
4. The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the by Richard Hakluyt (1904)
"The distance from the Cochinilla. city of the Angels, to the city of Mexico is twenty Pueblo de los leagues. This city of Mexico is the city of greatest ..."
5. The Voyages of the English Nation to America by Richard Hakluyt (1890)
"... QC city of the Angels, to the city of Mexico is twenty los Angeles leagues. The city of Mexico is the city of greatest from ..."
6. The Gospel in All Lands by Missionary Society, Methodist Episcopal Church (1903)
"D. TUE city of Puebla is known here by the name "La Puebla de los Angeles," the city of the angels. It is, perhaps, the most beautiful city in Mexico. ..."
7. The Life and Military Services of Gen. William Selby Harney by L. U. Reavis, Cassius Marcellus Clay (1878)
"Puebla los Angeles, or city of the Angels, contained eighty thousand inhabitants and is about ninety miles from the City of Mexico, and two hundred miles ..."