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Torrance,

industrial and residential city (1990 pop. 133,107), Los Angeles co., SW Calif.; inc. 1921. It has large aircraft and electronics industries. Among its many manufactures are aircraft, electronics, communications equipment, aluminum products, steel, and construction machinery. There is also food processing. Founded in 1911, Torrance was developed as a planned industrial city.

Torrance

 

a city on the southern coast of the USA, in California; a suburb of Los Angeles. Population, 135,000 (1974). Torrance has metalworking, machine-building, chemical, and food-processing industries and the manufacture of radio and electronic equipment. Petroleum is extracted near the city.

Torrance

a city in SW California, southwest of Los Angeles: developed rapidly with the discovery of oil. Pop.: 142 621 (2003 est.)
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