Monterey

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Mon·te·rey

 (mŏn′tə-rā′)
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.

Monterey

(ˌmɒntəˈreɪ)
n
(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)

Mon•te•rey

(ˌmɒn təˈreɪ)

n.
a city in W California, on Monterey Bay: the capital of California until 1847. 27,558.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Monterey - a town in western California to the south of San Francisco on a peninsula at the southern end of Monterey BayMonterey - a town in western California to the south of San Francisco on a peninsula at the southern end of Monterey Bay
Calif., California, Golden State, CA - a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
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