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[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.
San Francisco
/ˌsæn frænˈsɪskəʊ/
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.


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