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[pas-uh-dee-nuh] /ˌpæs əˈdi nə/
a city in SW California, near Los Angeles.
a city in SE Texas, near Houston. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Then tomorrow she would go back to Pasadena and the long gray round of work.

    Their Mariposa Legend Charlotte Herr
  • But we seemed to be stepping out into a new world, by the time we got to Pasadena.

    The Prairie Mother Arthur Stringer
  • Our friends found Pasadena so delightful that they lingered there for some weeks.

    Elsie and Her Loved Ones Martha Finley
  • I saw her and her husband at Pasadena, and they seemed to be happy.

    The Trail of the Hawk Sinclair Lewis
  • We went first to Pasadena, a beautiful place, as I admitted to the agent, but far too town-like and civilized for our purposes.

    I Walked in Arden Jack Crawford
British Dictionary definitions for Pasadena


a city in SW California, east of Los Angeles. Pop: 144 413 (2003 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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