Examples from the Web for pomona
Cathy Corison: I fell in love with wine when I was 19, studying biology at Pomona College, 40 years ago.
Blue says he grew up in Pomona, Calif., idolizing the gang life and the quick money that came along with it.As Californians Weigh Proposition 34, a Look at Life on Death Row|Christine Pelisek|November 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Like Williams, she lived in Pomona, but her body was discovered in Riverside County.Los Angeles Police Pin Old Murders of Three Women on Dead Serial Killer|Christine Pelisek|August 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Like Williams, she lived in Pomona but her body was discovered in Riverside County.
"We got one DNA sample off of Fields, and one on Pomona, and a partial sample in Los Angeles," says Brown.
Pomona and Claremont are pleasant towns, Pomona being the seat of a college.Across the Continent by the Lincoln Highway|Effie Price Gladding
The articles we wanted were in a closet, and while I was making a bundle of them, Euphemia went to look for Pomona.
Pomona, who knew all about such things, having been on a farm in her first youth, was to be the milkmaid.
Kneeling at left of dais is Pomona, the goddess of fruits, dressed in red trimmed with vines and clusters of grapes.Lincoln Day Entertainments|Various
A few minutes later the cab drew up before the rather imposing entrance of the Pomona Apartments.The Easiest Way|Eugene Walter and Arthur Hornblow
British Dictionary definitions for pomona (1 of 2)
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Word Origin and History for pomona
Roman goddess of fruit, from Latin pomum "apple; fruit," of uncertain origin. "Possibly from *po-emo- 'taken off, picked'; *po-omo- or *pe-omo- are also conceivable" [de Vaan]. Or perhaps borrowed from a lost Mediterranean language.