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Pomona

[puh-moh-nuh] /pəˈmoʊ nə/
noun
1.
the ancient Roman goddess of the fruit of trees.
2.
a city in SW California, E of Los Angeles.
3.
Also called Mainland. the largest of the Orkney Islands, N of Scotland. 190 sq. mi. (490 sq. km)
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British Dictionary definitions for Pomona

Pomona1

/pəˈməʊnə/
noun
1.
(in Orkney) another name for Mainland

Pomona2

/pəˈməʊnə/
noun
1.
the Roman goddess of fruit trees
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Word Origin and History for Pomona
Pomona
1584, Roman goddess of fruit, from L. pomum "apple, fruit."
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