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Sunnyvale

Sunnyvale, city (1990 pop. 117,229), Santa Clara co., W Calif., near San Francisco settled 1849, inc. 1912. A city in Silicon Valley , its many manufactures include semiconductors machinery and instruments electrical, electronic, and aerospace products communications and medical equipment and software. Sunnyvale's population increased significantly in the late 20th cent.

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