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San Fernando

[sahn fer-nahn-daw for 1; san fer-nan-doh for 2] /ˌsɑn fɛrˈnɑn dɔ for 1; ˌsæn fərˈnæn doʊ for 2/
noun
1.
a city in E Argentina, near Buenos Aires.
2.
a city in SW California, near Los Angeles.
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  • One of the first buildings they visited was San Fernando Cathedral.

    Mary's Rainbow

    Mary Edward Feehan
  • If only San Fernando were not so far away, and the wooden saints so heavy!

    Ramona Helen Hunt Jackson
  • Three from San Fernando, Tamaulipas, are darker than others from that state.

  • I think you'll find we're not doing so badly here at San Fernando.

    Dave Dawson at Casablanca Robert Sydney Bowen
  • The shrine of the adored San Fernando is in front of an altar.

    The Story of Seville Walter M. Gallichan
British Dictionary definitions for San Fernando

San Fernando

/Spanish san fɛrˈnando/
noun
1.
a port in Trinidad and Tobago, on Trinidad on the Gulf of Paria: the second-largest town in the country. Pop: 55 149 (2000)
2.
an inland port in W Venezuela, on the Apure River. Pop: 84 180 (latest est) Official name San Fernando de Apure
3.
a port in SW Spain, on the Isla de León SE of Cádiz; site of an arsenal (founded 1790) and of the most southerly observatory in Europe. Pop: 88 490 (2003 est)
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