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

  • An unincorporated community of southern California at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains near Pasadena. It is mainly residential. Population: 42,600.


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  • ALTADENA - As part of the county's Cesar Chavez Community Service Week, children at Alta Loma Park in Altadena planted flowers at a small community garden dedicated to Chavez in front of the park's community center.

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  • I'm glad we lived in Altadena for a couple of years first.


  • To the shock of my classmates, my mother, and myself, I won my friend Eric's dance contest at his birthday party in Altadena when I was in the first or second grade.

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  • I am literally less than a mile from the Altadena fires, for I am in Altadena.

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  • My local library was nestled among deodar cedar trees in Altadena.

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  • We plan to have this at the LA County's technology incubator in Altadena, which is near Pasadena.

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  • Oh Joy, order Altadena saddled. — ­What saddle do you prefer, Graham?


  • Dick bent his head and leaped his horse through the lilacs, Graham, on Altadena, followed at his heels.


  • He seized a time table and pondered the departure of trains, changed his mind, switched the room telephone to the house barn, and asked to have Altadena saddled.


  • Up the driveway the Fawn and Altadena clattered neck and neck.



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