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Placentia

Old station, Placentia, CA (photo Kshs.org)
Old station, Placentia, CA (photo Kshs.org)

(city) The name Placentia is of Basque origin. It was named after Placentia, Newfoundland, whose origin corresponds to the current Basque coastal town of Plentzia, Biscay (a few authors talk also about the town of Placencia-Soraluze in Gipuzkoa) and dates from the time Basque whalers and fishermen were pioneers in that area

City: Placentia

State/Province: California

Country: United States (USA)



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