Huntington Beach

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Huntington Beach,

city (1990 pop. 181,519), Orange co., S Calif., on the Pacific coast, across from Santa CatalinaSanta Catalina
or Catalina Island,
S Calif., one of the Channel Islands, off Huntington Beach, Calif. It is a resort island, 22 mi (35 km) long and 1 to 8 mi (1.6–12.9 km) wide, with a picturesque, irregular coastline dotted with coves and beaches.
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 Island, in an oil-producing area; inc. 1909. It manufactures aerospace vehicles, aircraft parts, optical instruments, and heat transfer equipment. The city's population increased more than tenfold between 1960 and 1990. The city has long been known for its fine beaches and has become one of the surfing capitals of S California; a surfing museum is there.
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Huntington Beach


a city in the southwestern USA; in the state of California, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean. A suburb of the city of Anaheim and a distant suburb of Los Angeles. Population, 150,000 (1975). Huntington Beach has electronics, aerospace, and food-processing industries; petroleum is extracted in the vicinity. The city is a seaside resort.

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