Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southern California, a residential and industrial suburb of Los Angeles. Population: 154,000.
  • See Mainland Island.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A goddess of fruitful abundance in Ancient Roman religion and myth.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The goddess of fruits and fruit trees.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Roman mythology, the goddess who fostered fruit-trees and promoted their culture.

Etymologies

Latin (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • POMONA - A 14-year-old boy was accidently shot in the head by his father Monday night and remained in critical condition Tuesday afternoon, Pomona police Sgt. Rick Baker said.

    San Bernardino County Sun Most Viewed

  • POMONA - The moment the long-awaited guest walked into the gym at Pomona High Thursday morning the waiting students jumped to their feet cheering and clapping.

    Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Most Viewed

  • TASCA AND MOTORCRAFT/QUICK LANE CARRY POMONA MOMENTUM INTO PHOENIX DEARBORN, MI - February 17, 2010 - Following their semi-final appearance at last weekend's race in Pomona, Bob Tasca III and the Motorcraft/Quick Lane Racing team look forward to the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series 'first back-to-back racing weekend.

    Automotive Headlines

  • Rockland County's Department of Mental Health will run a new 26-bed psychiatric unit at Nyack Hospital and discontinue use of the current county facility in Pomona, which is licensed for 43 beds.

    Corrections

  • Alvarez made the newly discovered medal claim while he was a candidate for mayor in Pomona's January 2006 special election, said Craig H. Missakian, assistant U.S. attorney.

    Xavier Alvarez

  • Juan Rodriguez, 77, of Pomona is a Korean War veteran who was at the arraignment as a spectator.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • Pomona is sort of centre-left-ish compared to other Claremonts, I think.

    Matthew Yglesias » A Missed Torture Opportunity

  • “But Claremont Colleges, of which Pomona is one, is hotbed of conservatism.”

    Matthew Yglesias » A Missed Torture Opportunity

  • But Claremont Colleges, of which Pomona is one, is hotbed of conservatism.

    Matthew Yglesias » A Missed Torture Opportunity

  • Pomona is more liberal than the other two top West Coast privates (Stanford & USC).

    Matthew Yglesias » A Missed Torture Opportunity

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