Monterey

[ mon-tuh-rey ]
/ ˌmɒn təˈreɪ /

noun

a city in W California, on Monterey Bay: the capital of California until 1847.
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Monterey
/ (ˌmɒntəˈreɪ) /

noun

a city in W California: capital of Spain's Pacific empire from 1774 to 1825; taken by the US (1846). Pop: 29 960 (2003 est)
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