Ventura

geographical name
Ven·​tu·​ra | \ ven-ˈtu̇r-ə , -ˈtyu̇r-\
variants: or officially San Buenaventura \ (ˌ)san-​ˌbwe-​nə-​ˌven-​ˈtu̇r-​ə \

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city and port on Santa Barbara Channel in southwestern California east-southeast of Santa Barbara population 106,433

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