Definitions for alamedaˌæl əˈmi də, -ˈmeɪ-
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
al•a•me•daˌæl əˈmeɪ də(n.)(pl.)-das.
Chiefly Southwestern U.S. a public walk shaded with trees.
Origin of alameda:
1790–1800; < Sp, der. of álam(o) poplar
Al•a•me•daˌæl əˈmi də, -ˈmeɪ-(n.)
a city in W California. 75,080.
Category: Geography (places)
Alameda is a city in Alameda County, California, United States. It is located on Alameda Island and Bay Farm Island, and is adjacent to and west of Oakland and in eastern San Francisco Bay across from San Francisco and South San Francisco, in the San Francisco Bay Area. Bay Farm Island, a portion of which is also known as "Harbor Bay Isle", is not actually an island, and is part of the mainland adjacent to the Oakland International Airport. At the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 73,812. Alameda is a charter city, rather than a general law city, meaning that the city can provide for any form of government. Alameda became a charter city and adopted a council-manager government in 1916, which it retains to the present.
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