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

  • A city of western California southeast of San Francisco. Named by a Spanish expedition in 1776, it was the center of a Mexican colony from 1822 to 1846. Population: 91,600.

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  • n. a town in California to the south of San Francisco


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