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ˌpæs əˈdi nəpasade·na

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  1. Pasadenanoun

    a city in southwestern California to the east of Los Angeles


  1. pasadena

    Pasadena ( PAS-ə-DEE-nə) is a city in Los Angeles County, California, 11 miles (18 km) northeast of downtown Los Angeles. It is the most populous city and the primary cultural center of the San Gabriel Valley. Old Pasadena is the city's original commercial district. Its population was 138,699 at the 2020 census, making it the 44th largest city in California and the ninth-largest city in Los Angeles County. Pasadena was incorporated on June 19, 1886, becoming one of the first cities to be incorporated in what is now Los Angeles County, following the city of Los Angeles (April 4, 1850).Pasadena is known for hosting the annual Rose Bowl football game and Tournament of Roses Parade. It is also home to many scientific, educational, and cultural institutions, including Caltech, Pasadena City College, Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine, Fuller Theological Seminary, ArtCenter College of Design, the Pasadena Playhouse, the Ambassador Auditorium, the Norton Simon Museum, and the USC Pacific Asia Museum.


  1. pasadena

    Pasadena is a city located in Los Angeles County, California, United States. It is known for its rich cultural heritage, historic landmarks, and vibrant arts scene. The city is home to the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), and the Tournament of Roses Parade. Pasadena is recognized for its beautiful architecture, lush gardens, and world-renowned annual events such as the Rose Bowl Game and the Rose Parade.


  1. Pasadena

    Pasadena is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. As of 2010 United States Census, the population of Pasadena was 137,122, making it the 180th-largest city in the United States, down from 168th place in 2009. Pasadena is the ninth-largest city in Los Angeles County, and on June 19, 1886, became the fourth to be incorporated in Los Angeles County, after Anaheim and Santa Ana, which were part of Los Angeles County until Orange County was formed in 1889. It is one of the primary cultural centers of the San Gabriel Valley. Although famous for hosting the annual Rose Bowl football game and Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena is also the home to many scientific and cultural institutions, including the California Institute of Technology, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena City College, Fuller Theological Seminary, Art Center College of Design, the Pasadena Playhouse, the Norton Simon Museum of Art and the Pacific Asia Museum.

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  1. pasadena

    According to the Encyclopedia Brittanica, Pasadena is a Chippewa word meaning "crown of the valley."

    Pasadena, California: crown of the San Fernando Valley Pasadena, Texas: There's no valley anywhere around this flat-terrained, Gulf Coast town of 100,000+ people, but doesn't the word "Pasadena" sound pretty?

    Submitted by anonymous on June 16, 2019  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pasadena in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pasadena in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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    But we think five or six more party guests who live outside Pasadena May have been infected, because they showed symptoms of the virus, they need to quarantine and eventually be tested.

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  • Harry Hagan
    Harry Hagan
    it must have a mraning! Pasa is step; whaat is dena?
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