Definition of Californian

1. Noun. A native or resident of California.

Generic synonyms: American



2. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of California or its inhabitants. "Californian beaches"
Partainyms: California
Derivative terms: California

Definition of Californian

1. a. Of or pertaining to California.

Definition of Californian

1. Noun. An inhabitant of California. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or relating to California. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Californian Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Californian

California sagebrush
California sea lion
California single-leaf pinyon
California spangled cats
California stop
California stops
California sycamore
California tree poppy
California virus
California whipsnake
California white fir
California white oak
California wine
California yellow bells
California yew
Californian
Californians
Californio
Californios
Caligula
Caligulan
Caliphate State
Calippic
Calixtus III
Calkins' sign
Call-Exner bodies
Calla
Calla palustris
Callaghan
Callahan's method

Literary usage of Californian

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1. The Silva of California by Willis Linn Jepson (1910)
"It includes fifty-two species, which are mostly typical californian species, ... TYPICALLY californian SPECIES. The number of species that may be called ..."

2. The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion by James George Frazer (1900)
"In regard have had any gentes or phratries " (A. to the californian custom in particular, S. Gatschet in a letter to me, dated there appears to be no good ..."

3. History of California by Theodore Henry Hittell (1898)
"As the californian horses were inferior to those brought into the country by the Americans, so too were the californian cattle to the American ..."

4. The Birds of America by John James] [Audubon (1840)
"Claws strong, arched, compressed, obtuse. californian VULTURE. ... "The californian Vulture inhabits the region of the Columbia River, to the distance of ..."

5. Spiritual Magazine (1876)
"The sketch of the californian Colony is a purely imaginary one ; but it contains some most useful hints, which those who are intending to emigrate would do ..."

6. The Reptiles of the Pacific Coast and Great Basin: An Account of the Species by John Van Denburgh (1897)
"It lacks twenty - five species and subspecies of the Desert Fauna, and eight (or nine) of the californian. Some species are common to it and to one or both ..."

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