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San Joaquin

[san wo-keen] /ˌsæn wɒˈkin/
noun
1.
a river in California, flowing NW from the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the Sacramento River. 350 miles (560 km) long.
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  • They crossed the divide and descended into the upper valley of the San Joaquin.

    When the West Was Young Frederick R. Bechdolt
  • But this had not prevented the farmers from "coming in" upon that part of the San Joaquin.

    The Octopus Frank Norris
  • The "alternate section" system applied throughout all the San Joaquin.

    The Octopus Frank Norris
  • There are over half a million acres of the San Joaquin involved.

    The Octopus Frank Norris
  • We, the wheat-growers in the San Joaquin, where all the wheat is grown, are right where we were before.

    The Octopus Frank Norris
  • Why did you not lower rates in the valley of the San Joaquin?

    The Octopus Frank Norris
  • It was the San Joaquin rate we were fighting for, and we elected you to reduce that.

    The Octopus Frank Norris
  • I should say they made, for of the San Joaquin one must be able to speak in the past also, to understand it.

    California Mary Austin

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