geographical name

Man·​za·​nar ˈman-zə-ˌnär How to pronounce Manzanar (audio)
remote locality in eastern California, site of a U.S. government internment facility to which roughly 10,000 Japanese-Americans were forcefully relocated during World War II; now a national historic site

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“Manzanar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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