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9/20/2021, 2:30 PM HL
9/20/2021, 2:29 PM HL

Name Rancho Cucamonga
Type Settlement
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. ran-cho-koo-kə-MUNG-gə
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Meaning & History

From the name of a 19th-century land grant (rancho) given to Mexican merchant Tiburcio Tapía (1789-1845), who turned it into a winery. The name was derived from Tongva kukamonga meaning "sandy place". This is the name of a city in California.
Added 9/20/2021 by HL