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A city of west-central California south of San Francisco on the southern end of Monterey Bay, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean. Founded as a Spanish mission in 1770, it grew as a colonial capital and fishing port and is now the center of a resort area on the Monterey Peninsula.
(Placename) a city in W California: capital of Spain's Pacific empire from 1774 to 1825; taken by the US (1846). Pop: 29 960 (2003 est)
a city in W California, on Monterey Bay: the capital of California until 1847. 27,558.