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San Diego

[san dee-ey-goh] /ˌsæn diˈeɪ goʊ/
noun
1.
a seaport in SW California: naval and marine base.
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British Dictionary definitions for San Diego

San Diego

/ˌsæn dɪˈeɪɡəʊ/
noun
1.
a port in S California, on the Pacific: naval base; two universities. Pop: 1 266 753 (2003 est)
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San Diego in Culture
San Diego [(san dee-ay-goh)]

City in southern California close to the border of Mexico.

Note: San Diego is a cultural, educational, and medical and scientific research center; a major port and naval base; and home of the San Diego Zoo.
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