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Term: Pasadena

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Once part of Rancho San Pasqual; name is derived from Chippewa for "crown of the valley"; expanded greatly with freeway connection to Los Angeles 1940s; famous as home of Tournament of Roses Parade & football game at Rose Bowl arena every New Year's Day.

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American, 1944 - 2009
American, 1859 - 1953