Torrance
geographical name city SW California SSW of Los Angeles population 137,946

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Torrance — can refer to:Places*Torrance, California, United States *Torrance, Pennsylvania, United States *Torrance, Ontario, Canada *Torrance, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland *Torrance, South Lanarkshire, ScotlandPeople*Alan Torrance (1956 ), professor of… …   Wikipedia

  • Torrance — Blick über Torrance Lage in Kalifornien …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Torrance — Torrance, CA U.S. city in California Population (2000): 137946 Housing Units (2000): 55967 Land area (2000): 20.540875 sq. miles (53.200620 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 20.540875 sq. miles (53 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Torrance —    TORRANCE, a village, in the parish of Campsie, county of Stirling, 2 miles (W.) from Kirkintilloch; containing 473 inhabitants. This village is situated in the southern extremity of the parish, and on the northern boundary of the parish of… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Torrance — [tôr′əns] [after Jared S. Torrance, local landowner] city in SW Calif.: suburb of Los Angeles: pop. 138,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Torrance —   [ tɔrəns], Industriestadt in Kalifornien, USA, im südlichen Vorstadtbereich von Los Angeles, 139 100 Einwohner; Eisen , Stahl , Erdölindustrie.   Geschichte:   Gegründet 1911, seit 1921 City …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Torrance — /tawr euhns, tor /, n. a city in SW California, SW of Los Angeles. 131,497. * * * ▪ California, United States       city, Los Angeles county, southern California, U.S. Located south of central Los Angeles along the Pacific Ocean, it lies in the… …   Universalium

  • Torrance — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Torrance (homonymie). Torrance, municipalité du Comté de Los Angeles en Californie, a été nommée ainsi en hommage à son fondateur, Jared Sidney Torrance. Elle compte 137 946 habitants, ce qui en fait la septième… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Torrance — Recorded in several forms as shown below, this is an early medieval Scottish surname. It is locational originating from either of the two places in Scotland called Torrance, one near East Kilbride in Lanarkshire, and the other north of Glasgow… …   Surnames reference

  • Torrance — Original name in latin Torrance Name in other language TOA, Torans, Torrance, Torrans, Torrens, Toruns, toleonseu, toransu, tuo lun si, twrans, kalyfrnya, twrransy, lws anjlys, kalyfwrnya, Торанс, Торранс, Торренс, Торънс, State code US… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Torrance — Sp Tòransas Ap Torrance L JAV: apyg. (N. Meksika), mst. (Kalifornija) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

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