from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of southern California on the Santa Barbara Channel west-northwest of Los Angeles. Site of an early Spanish presidio and mission, it is a residential and resort community with aerospace and electronics research and development industries. Population: 85,700.
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- proper n. A place name of many cities
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- n. a town in southwestern California on the Pacific Ocean
From Spanish, meaning Saint Barbara (Wiktionary)