Northridge

geographical name
North·​ridge | \ ˈnȯrth-ˌrij How to pronounce Northridge (audio) \

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neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, that was the epicenter of a destructive earthquake on January 17, 1994

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“Northridge.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Northridge. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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