[san fruh n-sis-koh, fran-] /ˌsæn frənˈsɪs koʊ, fræn-/
a seaport in W California, on San Francisco Bay: earthquake and fire 1906; United Nations Conference 1945.
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)
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.
noun, (used with a plural verb) 1. a mountain mass in N Arizona: highest point in the state, Humphrey’s Peak, 12,611 feet (3845 meters).
noun, (used with a plural verb) 1. a mountain range in S California, N of Los Angeles. Highest peak, San Antonio Peak, 10,080 feet (3072 meters).
noun, Geology. 1. the third interglacial stage of the Pleistocene Epoch in North America, after the Illinoian glacial stage and before the Wisconsin.
noun 1. (military) a breastwork of stone or sods