Geography Quiz / California Cities: Name Meaning

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Given the meaning of their names or who/what they were named after, can you name these large cities of California?

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'Saint Didacus'
'Beautiful View'
'Fountain' or 'Water source'
Thomas Baker, a lawyer and former colonel in the militia of Ohio
'The Angels'
'Blessed Sacrament'
The Santa Ana River, and a common Germanic place name compound originally meaning 'home'
St. Francis of Assisi
'Ash tree'
'Saint Anne'
United States Navy commodore Robert S. ______, notable in the capture of California during the Mexican–American War but also for causing the USS Princeton disaster of 1844
'Modest'
Henry T. ______, founder of today's Moorhead, Minnesota-based American Crystal Sugar Company
'Saint Joseph'
'Hidden'

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