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San Fernando

(săn fərnăn`dō), city (1990 pop. 30,092), Trinidad and Tobago, on the Gulf of Paria. It is the country's second largest city and a commercial center for S Trinidad.

San Fernando

(săn fərnăn`dō), city (1991 pop. 144,761), Buenos Aires prov., E Argentina. It is a district administrative center in the Greater Buenos Aires area. The city was established in 1806 to replace the port of Las Conchas, which had been destroyed by a storm. An important landmark is the Juan N. Madero museum and library. San Fernando is connected to other Argentine cities by three rail lines, a national highway, and an airport.

San Fernando

(sän fārnän`dō), city (1990 pop. 83,923), Cádiz prov., S Spain, in Andalusia. An Atlantic port, it has a naval academy and arsenal, naval workshops, and an observatory. Salt is commercially obtained from nearby marshes by evaporation.

San Fernando,

city (1990 pop. 22,580), Los Angeles co., S Calif., in the San Fernando valley; inc. 1911. Among its industries are clothing and electronics. The valley, first entered by Europeans in 1769, was early used for journeys to N California. Gold was found in 1842 before the big gold strike. Founded in 1874, San Fernando is the oldest city in the valley. San Fernando Mission (1797) is nearby.
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San Fernando

 

a city and port in Spain, in Andalusia, in Cádiz Province, on the coast of the Gulf of Cádiz, near the city of Cádiz. Population, 60,200 (1970). San Fernando has docks and an arsenal. A naval academy and an observatory are located there. Salt is mined in the area.


San Fernando

 

a city in the state of Trinidad and Tobago, in the southwestern part of Trinidad. Population, 37,300 (1970). San Fernando is a port on the Gulf of Paria of the Atlantic Ocean. It is the trade center of a petroleum-producing region. Industry includes oil refining, production of sugar, and saw-milling. San Fernando was founded in 1786.


San Fernando

 

a city in central Chile, in the Central Valley; administrative center of Colchagua Province. Population, 29,200 (1970). San Fernando is the trading center of an agricultural region (mainly orchards and vineyards). The city’s industries produce canned meats, vegetables, and fruits, and also wine and liqueurs. There is a railroad station.

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San Fernando

1. a port in Trinidad and Tobago, on Trinidad on the Gulf of Paria: the second-largest town in the country. Pop.: 55 149 (2000)
2. an inland port in W Venezuela, on the Apure River. Pop.: 84 180 (latest est.)
3. a port in SW Spain, on the Isla de León SE of Cádiz; site of an arsenal (founded 1790) and of the most southerly observatory in Europe. Pop.: 88 490 (2003 est.)
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Global Real Estate Inc represented the Buyer, which will occupy a portion of the property for their security business, in conjunction with the San Fernando Elks Lodge who will continue to remain in place as a long-standing anchor tenant.
1st Century Bank, a division of MidFirst Bank, has said that it has appointed Arpy Zakarian and Gil Mor as first vice presidents of its new San Fernando Valley office.
The suspect reportedly yielded three plastic sachets said to contain dried marijuana and P500 marked money, according to Superintendent John Guiagui, San Fernando police chief.
Ignacio said also being studied are the toll plaza expansions in Angeles City, Mexico and City of San Fernando (CSF), as well as Nlex Phase 3, a 38-kilo-meter 2x2-lane alternate route from the lahar affected and congested Gapan-San Fernando-Olongapo road.
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GE Energy has received a multimillion-dollar, six-year contract to provide maintenance and inspection services for the new San Fernando Pipeline in northeastern Mexico.
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The deadly earthquake that struck the San Fernando Valley this week represents the latest in a string of tremors that have rattled southern California in the last decade, causing seismologlsts to wonder if the Big One is on the way.

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