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Escondido

[es-kuh n-dee-doh] /ˌɛs kənˈdi doʊ/
noun
1.
a city in SW California.
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Contemporary Examples
  • Amber was last seen in front of her school in Escondido, carrying a check to buy a lamb for her Future Farmers of America project.

Historical Examples
  • But you must come with the commodore to Escondido, and judge for yourself.

    Captain Brand of the "Centipede"

    H. A. (Henry Augustus) Wise
  • Escondido, half-way of the desert, is designed on simple lines.

    Bransford of Rainbow Range

    Eugene Manlove Rhodes
  • When they woke Escondido basked drowsily in the low, westering sun.

    Bransford of Rainbow Range

    Eugene Manlove Rhodes
  • You be all ready to start for Escondido as soon as he gets here, Gurd.

    Bransford of Rainbow Range

    Eugene Manlove Rhodes
  • I have a report from a little cañon, a few miles north of Escondido, where a woman with an invalid husband settled in 1883.

    Our Italy Charles Dudley Warner
  • Escondido was hidden in a dip of plain—whence the name, Hidden, when done into Saxon speech.

    Bransford of Rainbow Range

    Eugene Manlove Rhodes
  • Why, madame, it is only a week ago that a lot of us dined with him at his estate of Escondido; you know it, madame?

    Captain Brand of the "Centipede"

    H. A. (Henry Augustus) Wise

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