Merced


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Mer·ced

 (mər-sĕd′)
A city of central California in the San Joaquin Valley northwest of Fresno. It is near the Merced River, which rises in the Sierra Nevada and flows about 240 km (150 mi) west through Yosemite Valley to the San Joaquin River.

Mer•ced

(mərˈsɛd)

n.
a city in central California. 50,270.
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Years of freighting and mining had followed, and, with a stake gleaned from the Merced placers, he satisfied the land-hunger of his race and time by settling in Sonoma County.
Speaking in London on Tuesday, Wanduragala said that IBM's SCO- derived 64-bit Monterey Unix was scheduled to ship in tandem with Intel's first delivery of Merced chips in the third quarter next year.
Seventy-three days after record flooding by the Merced River closed it down, Yosemite Valley, America's most popular national park, is open for visitors.
The Merced County Probation Department has been awarded funds pursuant to voter approved Proposition 47 after a competitive process.
By William Fellows Hewlett-Packard Co's Unix workstation division wants to be at the Merced party and will offer systems based on the chip, even though it believes McKinley, Intel Corp's second generation IA-64 design, will be more suited to the floating-point intensive requirements of most of these customers.
LaCresha Clark and Kyetra Brown proved it again Friday afternoon during College of the Canyons' 75-63 victory over Merced College (31-6) in the semifinals of the California Community College Basketball Tournament at the San Jose State University Event Center.
The Moorpark College women's basketball team hopes to continue its surprising postseason run when it will meet Merced College today in the quarterfinals of the state playoffs in Cupertino.
Although UC officials say they will press ahead with building the 10th campus at a site near Merced, they admit they have no idea how to pay for it.