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San Bernardino

(săn bûr'nədē`nō), city (1990 pop. 164,164), seat of San Bernardino co., S Calif., at the foot of the San Bernardino Mts.; inc. 1854. It is the center of a thriving metropolitan area that includes the cities of OntarioOntario,
city (1990 pop. 133,179), San Bernardino co., S Calif., near Los Angeles, in a region of vineyards; inc. 1891. Manufactures include aircraft and aircraft parts, aerospace vehicle parts, sporting and leather goods, wine, electrical equipment, and plastics.
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1 City (1990 pop. 226,505), seat of Riverside co., S Calif.; inc. 1883. One of the fastest growing U.S. cities in the late 20th cent., it is famous for its orange industry.
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. San Bernadino grew significantly in the late 20th cent. Among the many manufactures are steel, iron, and related products; aerospace, electronic, and electrical goods; and food items. The area was visited (1772), named (1810), and first settled by Spanish explorers. A colony of Mormons arrived in the early 1850s and plotted the present city. It is the seat of California State Univ. San Bernardino. The city is also the headquarters of the San Bernardino National Forest, which lies to the northeast. Resort and recreational areas are nearby.

San Bernardino

(sän bĕrnärdē`nō), Alpine pass, 6,770 ft (2,063 m) high, between Mesocco Valley and Rheinwald Valley, Grisons canton, SE Switzerland. Used possibly since prehistoric times, it is crossed by a road (built 1818–23) that passes through the resort village of San Bernardino.
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San Bernardino

 

a city in the southwestern USA, in California, located east of Los Angeles. Population, 108,000 (1974; more than 600,000 including Riverside and the suburban area). San Bernardino is the center of an agricultural region, which is noted primarily for its citrus fruits. The manufacturing industry employs 56,000 people (1973). San Bernardino has an electronics industry, an aerospace industry, a food industry, an oil-refining industry, and a chemical industry; it also has ferrous metallurgy and metalworking. Because of its salubrious climate, San Bernardino is a well-known resort area.

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San Bernardino

a city in SE California: founded in 1851 by Mormons from Salt Lake City. Pop.: 195 357 (2003 est.)
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