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A city of south-central California at the southern end of the fertile San Joaquin Valley north-northwest of Los Angeles. Gold was discovered in the region in 1885 and petroleum in 1899.
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a city in S California. 205,508.
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|Noun||1.||Bakersfield - a city in south central California at the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley|
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