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

Examples from the Web for manteca

Historical Examples of manteca

  • This fat is known by the name of butter or oil (manteca or aceite) of the Guacharo.

    At Last

    Charles Kingsley

  • A little before reaching Manteca, as we looked down from the height, we saw an immense train of pack-mules coming.

  • From Manteca the road penetrated into contracting valleys, until finally it might, with propriety, be called a cañon road.

  • Travellers should be cautioned against the captivating name of manteca Valenciana.