from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of south-central California at the southern end of the fertile San Joaquin Valley north-northwest of Los Angeles. Gold was discovered in the region in 1885 and petroleum in 1899.

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  • proper noun A major city in Kern County, California, USA.

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  • noun a city in south central California at the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley


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