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(Encyclopedia) California k?l??frny?, most populous state in the United States, located in the Far West; bordered by Oregon (N), Nevada and, across the Colorado River, Arizona (E), Mexico (S), and?

Santayana, George

(Encyclopedia) Santayana, George sntyn, 1863?1952, American philosopher and poet, b. Madrid, Spain. Life Santayana emigrated to the United States in 1872. A graduate of Harvard (1886), he?

Santayana, George E

Santayana, George E[1863-1952](3)Born in Madrid, Spain, December 16, 1863. He was for several years Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University, and has written important works in this?

Alta California

(Encyclopedia) Alta California lt? k?l??frny?, term used by the Spanish to refer to their possessions along the entire Pacific coast north of the Mexican state of Baja California. California was?

Baja California

(Encyclopedia) Baja California Span.: bh kl?f?rny, state (1990 pop. 1,660,855), 27,628 sq mi (71,576 sq km), NW Mexico, on the Baja California peninsula. Mexicali is the capital. A rapidly?

Baja California

(Encyclopedia) Baja CaliforniaSpan.: bh kl?f?rny or Lower California, peninsula, c.760 mi (1,220 km) long and from 30 to 150 mi (48?241 km) wide, NW Mexico, separating the Gulf of California?