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

  • A city of southern California on the Pacific Ocean southeast of Long Beach. It is a popular resort center. Population: 61,100.


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  • Finally, in an astonishing exhibition of awkwardness toward the man with whom he had achieved so much, Nixonfloating on his back at his San Clemente swimming pool on the afternoon of August 21suddenly told Kissinger, with no prior preparation: I shall open the press conference tomorrow by announcing your appointment as Secretary of State.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office


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