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Pomona

(pəmō`nə), city (1990 pop. 131,723), Los Angeles co., S Calif. at the foot of the San Gabriel Mts.; inc. 1888. It is a residential, industrial, and commercial suburb of Los Angeles where citrus fruits and vegetables are canned and shipped. Manufactures include foods; paper, metal, and plastic products; and chemicals. There are aluminum and iron foundaries. The city is the seat of California State Polytechnic Univ., Pomona, and is the site of the Los Angeles County Fair. It is one of the fastest-growing U.S. cities.

Pomona,

Orkney Island, Scotland: see MainlandMainland.
1 Island (1991 pop. 14,150), 178 sq mi (461 sq km), N Scotland. The largest of the Orkney Islands, it is also called Pomona. Kirkwall, the seat of the Orkney Islands council area, is on the island. Kirkwall Bay and Scapa Flow deeply indent its shores.
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Pomona

 

a city in the western USA, in California. An eastern suburb of Los Angeles. Population, 83,000 (1974). Pomona is an important center for the aerospace and military industries. It also has machine-building, oil-refining, chemical, and food-processing (canned fruits) industries.

Pomona

goddess of gardens and fruit trees. [Rom. Myth.: Zimmerman, 218]

Pomona

another name for Mainland (in Orkney)
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