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Fresno, a Spanish word for ash tree (from Latin fraxinus) is a common placename in Spanish speaking areas. Species Many, see text. ...

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Colombia:

Fresno in Tolima has a diverse population. ... Motto: Capital Ibagué Governor Area 23,562 km² Population  - Total (2003)  - Density   1,312,972 204 people/km² Adjective tolimense Tolima is a department of Colombia. ...

Spain:

Burgos province Burgos Coat of Arms Flag of Burgos province Burgos is a province of northern Spain, in the northeastern part of the autonomous community of Castile and León. ... León province León (Llión in Asturian-leonese language) is a province of northwestern Spain, in the northwestern part of the autonomous community of Castile and León. ... Capital Madrid Area  - total  - % of Spain Ranked 12th 8 028 km² 1,6% Population  - Total (2003)  - % of Spain  - Density Ranked 3rd 5 527 152 13,2% 688,48/km² Demonym  - English  - Spanish Madrilenian madrileño/a Statute of Autonomy March 1, 1983 ISO 3166-2 M Parliamentary representation  Congress seats... Valladolid province Valladolid is a province of western Spain, in the central part of the autonomous community of Castile and León. ...

United States of America:

These placenames have originated the surname Fresno. Placenames Fresneda and Fresnillo share the same root. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Fresno County is a county located in Californias Central Valley, south of Stockton and north of Bakersfield. ... Fresno Yosemite International Airport (IATA: FAT, ICAO: KFAT), formerly known as Fresno Air Terminal, is a public airport located in southeastern Fresno, in Fresno County, California. ... The Fresno Scraper was invented in 1883 by the Scottish immigrant and entrepreneur James Porteous who, having worked with farmers in Fresno, California, had recognised the dependence of the Fresno Valley on irrigation and the requirement for a more efficient means of constructing canals and ditches in the sandy soil. ... Fresno is a census-designated place located in Fort Bend County, Texas. ... Fort Bend County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Official language(s) See: Languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 268,581 sq mi (695,622 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ...


US Battleships

  • USS Fresno (CL-121) was a cruiser of the United States Navy.
  • USS Fresno (LST-1182) was an amphibious assault ship of the United States Navy (LST=Landing Ship Tank)

The second USS Fresno (CL-121) was launched 5 March 1946 by Federal Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. ...

Television

1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A miniseries, in a serial storytelling medium, is a production which tells a story in a limited number of episodes. ... Carol Creighton Burnett (born April 26, 1933) is one of the most successful female comediennes on American television, thanks largely to her eponymous variety show that ran on CBS from 1967 through 1978. ... Dabney Coleman Dabney Wharton Coleman (born January 3, 1932) is an American actor. ... In contemporary usage, a parody is a work that imitates another work in order to ridicule, ironically comment on, or poke affectionate fun at the work itself, the subject of the work, the author or fictional voice of the parody, or another subject. ... The Southfork Ranch, home of the Ewing family The original cast of Dallas. ...

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Fresno County, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (786 words)
Fresno County is a county located in California's Central Valley, south of Stockton and north of Bakersfield.
Fresno County was formed in 1856 from parts of Mariposa, Merced and Tulare counties.
Fresno in Spanish signifies "ash tree" and it was due to the abundance of mountain ash or ash trees in the county that it received its name.
Fresno, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (3378 words)
Fresno is the county seat of Fresno County in the U.S. State of California.
Fresno is a major population center of the Armenians in the United States.
Fresno is the sixth-largest city in California and the largest inland city in the state.
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