- a city in central California.
- a river in central California, flowing W to the San Joaquin River. 150 miles (241 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for merced
Fresno, Modesto, and Merced have among the weakest employment numbers in the nation.Facebook’s IPO Testifies to Silicon Valley’s Power but Does Little for Other Californians
May 18, 2012
We travelled from Merced to this place in our own wagons, pitching our tents every night.
Vuesa merced,” the epithet of ordinary courtesy, is literally “Your Grace.Clare Avery
Emily Sarah Holt
Merced to Yosemite Village, round trip, rail and stage, $18.50.Your National Parks
Enos A. Mills
The Puente and Merced are sheep ranches, and have 20,000 sheep on them.Glimpses of Three Coasts
Helen Hunt Jackson
Now, I believe, a carriage-road has been blasted out, following the Merced.Across America
James F. Rusling