Definition of Capital of California
1. Noun. A city in north central California 75 miles to the northeast of San Francisco on the Sacramento River; capital of California.
Generic synonyms: State Capital
Group relationships: Ca, Calif., California, Golden State
Lexicographical Neighbors of Capital Of California
Literary usage of Capital of California
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Travels on the Western Slope of the Mexican Cordillera: In the Form of Fifty by Cincinnatus (1857)
"... its Fruits and Productions—La Paz, the capital of California Baja—La Paz Pearl Fishery—Coarse Salt—Imprisonment of an Englishman of the Cape—Distance ..."
2. California Coast Trails: A Horseback Ride from Mexico to Oregon by Joseph Smeaton Chase (1913)
"... Wonderful cypresses — Monterey, the old capital of California: as Dana saw it: historic objects: the Stevenson house: whaling days: the old church. ..."
3. History of California by Theodore Henry Hittell (1898)
"Arispe, capital of "Provincias Internas,1* I, 540; more the capital of California than Monterey in ..."
4. Elementary Geography (1880)
"What is the capital of California ? How is Sacramento situated : What is the metropolis of California ? Describe the situation of San Francisco. ..."
5. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1858)
"San José was at one time the capital of California. Benicia (pop. in 1853 about 2000, in 1858 about 1500) was also formerly the capital of the state, ..."