San Francisco

San Francisco

[san fruhn-sis-koh, fran-]
noun
a seaport in W California, on San Francisco Bay: earthquake and fire 1906; United Nations Conference 1945.

San Franciscan, adjective, noun
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San Francisco (ˌsæn frænˈsɪskəʊ)
 
n
a port in W California, situated around the Golden Gate: developed rapidly during the California gold rush; a major commercial centre and one of the world's finest harbours. Pop: 751 682 (2003 est)

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San Francisco definition


A city in northern California.

Note: Site of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Note: A major West Coast intellectual center.
Note: Also, a center of gay culture.
Note: Known for its history of major earthquakes.
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San Francisco definition

project, library
IBM's Java component framework application template.
The San Francisco Project, started in 1998(?), aims to create a generic set of java building blocks to provide the core functions of general business processes such as sales order processing, general ledger, inventory management and product distribution.
The project aims to use component based design allowing easy vendor customisation and Java code generation allowing applications to be built and run across multiple platforms. It also aims to be compatible with third party development tools.
(http://ibm.com/Java/Sanfrancisco/).
(1998-08-16)
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