a city in central California. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of fresno

Historical Examples of fresno

  • It will be stand clear and an open track all the way to Fresno.

    The Octopus

    Frank Norris

  • In 1865 the only exports of Fresno County were a few bales of wool.

    Our Italy

    Charles Dudley Warner

  • Once the women raisin-packers at Fresno, California, were American-born.

    The Old World in the New

    Edward Alsworth Ross

  • "I'm inside," replied the man called Fresno, and he appeared at the door.

  • Evidently Fresno was the leader, or at least the strongest force.

British Dictionary definitions for fresno



a city in central California, in the San Joaquin Valley. Pop: 451 455 (2003 est)
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fresno in Culture



City in south-central California.


Center of a major agricultural area.
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