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A city of central California on the San Joaquin River south of Sacramento. Settled in 1848 just prior to the gold rush, it is an inland port and agricultural center.
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(Placename) an inland port in central California, on the San Joaquin River: seat of the University of the Pacific (1851). Pop: 271 466 (2003 est)


(Biography) 1st Earl of. title of (Maurice Harold) Macmillan
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(ˈstɒk tən)

a city in central California, on the San Joaquin River. 232,660.
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Presently he was joined by a fashionably dressed and beautiful young woman and the two walked away up Stockton street, I following.
We traced him from the state hospital for the insane at Napa to the one in Stockton, and from there to the one in the Santa Clara Valley called Agnews, and there the trail ceased.
They got forty of 'em, feedin' 'em in a hotel in Stockton right now, an' ready to rush 'em in on us an' hundreds more like 'em.
Ole Ericsen verified Charley's conjecture that the Mary Rebecca, as soon as launched, would run up the San Joaquin River nearly to Stockton for a load of wheat.
AN action-packed weekend of cycling has hit the streets of Stockton.
Stockton College students can live and learn on the beach this summer in Stockton University Atlantic City's new beachfront residential complex.
New York: Fitch Ratings has downgraded the ratings on the following bonds issued on behalf of Stockton University, NJ to 'A-' from 'A':
Sonia Stockton, regional director of the Maryland Small Business Development Center at Towson University, says business owners don't separate accounts for a number of reasons, from not planning for the future to having concerns about the additional money needed to set up the account.
Mahony in a civil lawsuit involving sex-abuse allegations against priest Oliver O'Grady in the Stockton diocese.
2003 13m prod One Ton Ant Moving Images, p Tobi Lampard, d/ph/ed Brian Stockton. mus The Supers.
Greg Stockton is only 21 but he's already learned the basics of how to run a successful business.
ADIO 1 Big Weekend might already be in the past but there is a summer of fun planned for all the family in Stockton.