San BernardinoSan Ber·nar·di·no
city in S Calif.
Origin of San BernardinoSp, after Saint Bernardino of Siena (1380-1444), Italian Franciscan priest
A city of southern California east of Los Angeles at the foot of the San Bernardino Mountains, a range on the southern edge of the Mojave Desert rising to 3,505 m (11,499 ft). The city was founded by Mormons in 1851 on the site of a Spanish mission (established 1810) and grew as an agricultural center.x