Lower California

/loh"euhr/.

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  • Lower California — /loʊə kæləˈfɔniə/ (say lohuh kaluh fawneeuh) noun a narrow peninsula in north western Mexico between the Gulf of California and the Pacific, forming two States of Mexico, Baja California Norte and Baja California Sur. 144 092 km2. Capital:… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Lower California — penin., NW Mexico; betw. the Gulf of California and the Pacific. Also Baja California …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Lower California — the Baja California …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Lower California — Low′er Califor′nia [[t]ˈloʊ ər[/t]] n. geg Baja California …   From formal English to slang

  • Lower California — noun a mountainous peninsula on northwest Mexico • Syn: ↑Baja California • Members of this Region: ↑Akwa ala • Instance Hypernyms: ↑peninsula • Part Holonyms: ↑Mexico, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lower California, Vicariate Apostolic of — • Located in Mexico Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Vicariate Apostolic of Lower California —     Vicariate Apostolic of Lower California     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Vicariate Apostolic of Lower California     Includes the territory of that name in Mexico (Sp. Baja or Vieja California), a peninsula 770 miles long by 30 to 120 broad. It… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Republic of Lower California — The Republic of Lower California was established by American filibuster William Walker in the Baja California Peninsula, part of Mexico. The declaration of independence from Mexico was made in December 1853 and abolished on 10 January 1854 when… …   Wikipedia

  • California Missions — • Divided into Lower or Old California and Upper California Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. California Missions     California Missions      …   Catholic encyclopedia

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