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Placerville

[plas-er-vil] /ˈplæs ərˌvɪl/
noun
1.
a town in central California; 19th-century gold-mining center.
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  • A yellow clingstone grown by a Mr. Albright, Placerville, California.

    The Peaches of New York U. P. Hedrick
  • In Placerville as in Angel's Camp, the evening promenade seems the most important event of the day.

  • A fierce storm arose the day before the start was to be made, and it fell heavier on the Placerville than on the other route.

    The Lake of the Sky George Wharton James
  • Once there, we stopped for wind, then began to plow snow toward Placerville.

    On a Donkey's Hurricane Deck R. Pitcher Woodward
  • At Placerville, we struck the original gold-fields of California, and saw abundant evidences of past washings on all sides of us.

    Across America James F. Rusling
  • More than any other town, Placerville gave a suggestion of the olden times.

  • From San Andreas my objective point was Placerville, distant about forty-five miles.

  • In the mining days at Placerville there was no more redoubtable poker player in the county.

    The Octopus Frank Norris
  • Placerville itself, in the then early spring, was one mass of perfect roses and foliage.

    Across America James F. Rusling
  • The second day arter I was changed to the Placerville route, thet woman comes outer the hotel above the stage-office.

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