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Benicia
the former capital of california, 30 m. ne. of san francisco; has a commodious harbour and a u.s. arsenal.
Brazil
The largest South American State, almost equal to Europe, occupies the eastern angle of the continent, and comprises the Amazon basin, the tablelands
Calave`ras
an inland county of california, e. of san francisco, rich in minerals, with copper and gold mines.
California
The most south-westerly State in the American Union; occupies the Pacific seaboard between Oregon and Mexico, and is bounded landward by Nevada and Arizona.
Fresno
a town in california, on the southern pacific railway, 207 m. se. of san francisco; the surrounding district, extensively irrigated, produces abundance of fruit, and raisins and wine are largely exported.
Harrison, Benjamin
President of the United States and grandson of William Henry Harrison, a former President, born at North Bend, Ohio; started as a lawyer in Indianapolis,
Los Angeles
a city in south california, 345 m. se. of san francisco, and founded in 1781; is the centre of a great orange-growing district, and a health resort.
Oakland
On the E. coast of the Bay of San Francisco, 4½ m. across from San Francisco city, is the capital of Alameda County, California, a beautiful city
Pacific Ocean
The largest sheet of water on the globe, occupies a third of its whole surface, as much as all the land put together. It is a wide oval in shape, lying
Palo Alto
33 m. se. of san francisco; is the seat of a remarkable university founded by senator stanford, and opened in 1891, to provide instruction, from the kindergarten stage to the most advanced and varied, to students and pupils boarded on the premises; of these there were 1000 in 1897.
Passionists
an order of priests, called of the holy cross, founded in 1694 by paul francisco, of the cross in sardinia, whose mission it is to preach the passion of christ and bear witness to its spirit and import, and who have recently established themselves in england and america; they are noted for their austerity.
Portland
1, the largest city and principal seaport of Maine, stands on a peninsula in Casco Bay, 108 in. NE. of Boston by rail. It has extensive wharfs, dry-docks,
Quevedo Y Villegas
Francisco Gomez de, a Spanish poet, born at Madrid, of an old illustrious family; left an orphan at an early age, and educated at Alcalá, the
Sacramento (2)
capital of california, situated at the confluence of the sacramento and american rivers, 90 m. ne. of san francisco; industries embrace flour and planing mills, foundries, potteries, &c.; has an art gallery, court-house, &c.; the tropical climate is tempered at night by cool sea breezes.
Salem, 1
A city and seaport of the United States, founded in 1626 on a peninsula in Massachusetts Bay, 15 m. NE. of Boston; its foreign trade has fallen away,
San José
A city of California, and capital of Santa Clara county, on the Guadalupe River, 50 m. SE. of San Francisco; has a couple of Catholic colleges, a Methodist
Sherman, William Tecumseh
A distinguished American general, born, the son of a judge, in Lancaster, Ohio; first saw service as a lieutenant of artillery in the Indian frontier
Velasquez, Diego de Silva
Greatest of Spanish painters, born at Seville, of Portuguese family; studied under Francisco Herrera (q. v .), who taught him to teach himself, so that
Yosemite Valley
The most remarkable gorge in the world, in the centre of California, 140 m. E. of San Francisco, 6 m. long and from ½ to 24 m. broad, girt by
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