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1. A city of southern California east of Los Angeles. Founded in 1875, it grew as an agricultural center.
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(Placename) (in Orkney) another name for Mainland


(Classical Myth & Legend) the Roman goddess of fruit trees
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(pəˈmoʊ nə)

1. the Roman goddess of fruit.
2. a city in SW California, E of Los Angeles. 134,706.
3. Also called Mainland. the largest of the Orkney Islands, N of Scotland. 6502; 190 sq. mi. (490 sq. km).
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References in classic literature ?
Their names were Isis, Amphitrite, Hebe, Pandora, Psyche, Thetis, Pomona, Daphne, Clytie, Galatea and Arethusa.
I am lieutenant of the king's frigate the 'Pomona,' and my name is Louis Constant de Pressigny."
So to the Silvan Lodge They came, that like POMONA'S Arbour smil'd With flourets deck't and fragrant smells; but EVE Undeckt, save with her self more lovely fair Then Wood-Nymph, or the fairest Goddess feign'd Of three that in Mount IDA naked strove, Stood to entertain her guest from Heav'n; no vaile Shee needed, Vertue-proof, no thought infirme Alterd her cheek.
Now we learn what patient periods must round themselves before the rock is formed; then before the rock is broken, and the first lichen race has disintegrated the thinnest external plate into soil, and opened the door for the remote Flora, Fauna, Ceres, and Pomona to come in.
PLANS for more than 500 flats on 'hidden gem' Pomona Island have been approved - despite councillors' concerns there won't be a corner shop.
Pomona Capital a global private equity firm, has announced the close of Pomona Capital IX, L.P., its ninth secondaries flagship fund, the company said.
San Bernardino, CA, June 07, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Hernandez Kroone and Associates, (HKA) gives back to their alma mater through mentoring a group of Cal Poly Pomona Civil Engineering Seniors on an ambitious senior project.
Described as a "great, quick hike for all ages" by www.shawneeforest.com, the Pomona Natural Bridge features exciting chances to explore the effects of nature and time.
Remember when Tony Hawk was around 20 and skated for the kids at the Pomona Fairplex?
Reaching those stratospheric salaries are not just the presidents of well-to-do and well-known Amherst, Williams, Swarthmore, Pomona, and Vassar, but also such small and obscure places as Wabash, St.