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Manteca

Manteca măntē´kə [key], city (1990 pop. 40,773), San Joaquin co., central Calif. founded 1870, inc. 1918. There is diverse agriculture, including grapes, sugar beets, fruits, nuts, vegetables, and nursery products. Industries include food processing and light manufacturing. A large army depot is nearby.

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