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[muh-des-toh] /məˈdɛs toʊ/
a city in central California. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • I was determined not to flee if I could possibly reach Modesto in safety.

    Hunted Down Harry Granice
  • I will here explain why it was necessary for me to be taken to the Modesto jail.

    Hunted Down Harry Granice
  • I merely said to him, "Why didn't you take me to Modesto when you could have done so with safety?"

    Hunted Down Harry Granice
  • The officials scolded, threatened, but Modesto Kan was immovable.

    In Indian Mexico (1908) Frederick Starr
  • Failing in that, a good span of horses could have conveyed us to Modesto during the afternoon.

    Hunted Down Harry Granice

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