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Duarte (dwärˈtē, dəwärˈ–) [key], city (1990 pop. 20,688), Los Angeles co., S Calif.; settled c.1841, inc. 1957. It is a growing residential city with light industry and warehousing. The City of Hope National Medical Center is in Duarte.

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