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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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a city in central California. 396,011.
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|Noun||1.||Fresno - a city in south central California in the San Joaquin Valley; center of an important agricultural area and gateway to the Sierra Nevada Mountains|
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