San Leandro


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San Leandro

(săn lēăn`drō), city (1990 pop. 68,223), Alameda co., W Calif., on San Francisco Bay; inc. 1872. Metal, wood, and paper products; chemicals; leather goods; foods and beverages; medical equipment; lighting fixtures; and steel are manufactured. There are also notable orchid, gardenia, and rose greenhouses. Settled by José Joaquin Estudillo in 1837, it was county seat from 1854 to 1871. Nearby is Oakland International Airport.
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San Leandro

 

a city in the western USA, in California; a southeastern suburb of Oakland. Population, 66,000 (1974). Industry includes food processing (vegetables and fruits) and machine building.

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