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Merced

[mer-sed]
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noun
  1. a city in central California.
  2. a river in central California, flowing W to the San Joaquin River. 150 miles (241 km) long.
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  • We travelled from Merced to this place in our own wagons, pitching our tents every night.

  • Vuesa merced,” the epithet of ordinary courtesy, is literally “Your Grace.

    Clare Avery

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • Merced to Yosemite Village, round trip, rail and stage, $18.50.

    Your National Parks

    Enos A. Mills

  • The Puente and Merced are sheep ranches, and have 20,000 sheep on them.

    Glimpses of Three Coasts

    Helen Hunt Jackson

  • Now, I believe, a carriage-road has been blasted out, following the Merced.

    Across America

    James F. Rusling