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A city of central California south-southeast of Sacramento. Founded with the coming of the railroad in 1872, it grew as a processing and distribution center in the fertile San Joaquin Valley.
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(Placename) a city in central California, in the San Joaquin Valley. Pop: 451 455 (2003 est)
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(ˈfrɛz noʊ)

a city in central California. 396,011.
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Noun1.Fresno - a city in south central California in the San Joaquin ValleyFresno - a city in south central California in the San Joaquin Valley; center of an important agricultural area and gateway to the Sierra Nevada Mountains
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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Now, if you are well up in your London, you will know that the office of the company is in Fresno Street, which branches out of Upper Swandam Lane, where you found me to-night.
Filled with the most maddening doubts and fears, she rushed down the lane and, by rare good-fortune, met in Fresno Street a number of constables with an inspector, all on their way to their beat.
The contest took place at Chukchansi Park, which is home to the Washington Nationals' triple-a minor league ( Fresno Grizzlies in California.
Fresno, CA, January 18, 2019 --( Fresno locals get a chance to relive prom night as adults by attending this year's Fresno Adult Prom in Downtown Fresno.
In order to expand its reach as a single-branch institution, California-based Fresno First Bank has announced it has selected Computer Services, Inc.
International Resource News-July 27, 2018--ForeFront Power and Fresno Unified School District announces ground-breaking for 8.2 megawatts of solar parking canopy systems
FRESNO, Calif: Fresno First Bank announced their commitment to Valley Innovators as a founding sponsor and shareholder.
United Airlines will add new daily summertime nonstop flights between Fresno and Chicago's O'Hare International Airport ( starting in June 2018, adding to the number of options available for Fresno travelers heading to the Midwest and beyond.
There are just 23 wineries in Fresno County, according to Wines Vines Analytics.
KRDA enjoys a full city-grade signal over Fresno and nearby Madera, Calif.
Fresno Growing Up: A City Comes of Age: 1945-1985 provides the first history of California's valley town of Fresno to cover the postwar decades many still remember, and combines surveys of the culture, arts, and atmosphere that are rarely seen in assessments of Fresno's evolution from a small valley farming town to the city it is today.

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