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.
(place) City in S Calif.
San-bernardino Sentence Examples
Thousands of artesian wells have been bored, the region between Los Angeles, Santa Clara and San Bernardino being one of the most important artesian well regions of the world.
Thus the Simplon is first certainly mentioned in 1235, the St Gotthard (without name) in 1236, the Lukmanier in 965, the San Bernardino in 941; of course they may have been known before, but authentic history is silent as regards them till the dates specified.
Leaving to the west the road over the San Bernardino Pass, 6769 ft.
In a few localities, notably in South Dakota, the Yakima valley of Washington, San Joaquin, and San Bernardino valleys of California, San Luis valley of Colorado, and Utah valley of Utah, water from artesian wells was also used for the irrigation of from 1 to 160 acres.