Torrance

[ tawr-uhns, tor- ]

noun
  1. a city in SW California, SW of Los Angeles.

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How to use Torrance in a sentence

  • In the meanwhile Torrance sat at the head of the long table, with Clavering of Beauregard at his right hand.

    The Cattle-Baron's Daughter | Harold Bindloss
  • There was a murmur, and the men looked at one another with an ominous question in their eyes, until Torrance raised his hand.

    The Cattle-Baron's Daughter | Harold Bindloss

British Dictionary definitions for Torrance

Torrance

/ (ˈtɒrəns) /


noun
  1. a city in SW California, southwest of Los Angeles: developed rapidly with the discovery of oil. Pop: 142 621 (2003 est)

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