American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of central California southeast of Stockton. Founded in 1870, it is a processing and trade center in a farming and fruit-growing region of the San Joaquin Valley. Population: 206,000.
“The real Anderson lived in Modesto, Calif., and died in a bicycle accident in 2006.”
“The real David Anderson, also known as David Ronayne, lived in Modesto, Calif., and died in a bicycle accident in 2006, the affidavit says.”
“His mom, who lives in Modesto, Calif., beamed: "He's so excited.”
“Zaiger's 140-acre property on the outskirts of the California Central Valley city of Modesto is his laboratory.”
“These photos of the Cinco de Mayo celebration in Modesto show plenty of US flags mixed in with the Mexican flags.”
“I spent many of my teen years in Modesto, Fresno, Stockton and Sacramento, so it was sort of like homecoming to read a novel set in those environs.”
“The First Amendment Center also published a guide to "The Bible and the Public Schools," which praised a ninth-grade world religions course in Modesto, Calif., and cited a study finding students were able to learn about other faiths without altering their own beliefs.”
“Once they build Sun City in Modesto the Boomers can head there instead of SOB although they might not be quite so close to a Costco.”
“Also in Modesto, Dwight Phillips posted the best long jump in the world this year (8.43 meters/27-8) and also won the 100 meters in 10.12 seconds, Stacy Dragila won the women's pole vault and Tisha Waller edged Amy Acuff in the women's high jump.”
“Instead, Modesto is making do with a Hall of Fame series of former players that include Reggie Jackson, Mark McGwire, Jose Canseco, Tim”
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