san franciscan

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 Franciscan (ˌsæn frænˈsɪskən)
 
n
1.  a native or inhabitant of San Francisco
 
adj
2.  of or relating to San Francisco or its inhabitants

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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