San Francisco Bay

San Francisco Bay

noun
a bay in W California: the harbor of San Francisco; connected with the Pacific by the Golden Gate strait. 50 miles (80 km) long; 3–12 miles (5–19 km) wide.
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San Francisco Bay
 
n
an inlet of the Pacific in W California, linked with the open sea by the Golden Gate strait. Length: about 80 km (50 miles). Greatest width: 19 km (12 miles)

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San Francisco Bay definition


Located in northern California; entered from the Pacific Ocean through a strait called the Golden Gate.

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