San Fernando

geographical name
San Fer·​nan·​do | \ ˌsan-fər-ˈnan-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce San Fernando (audio) \

Definition of San Fernando

1 valley in southern California northwest of central Los Angeles, but partly within Los Angeles city limits
2 city in southwestern California in the San Fernando Valley population 23,645

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“San Fernando.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/San%20Fernando. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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