Definition of San Francisco in English:

San Francisco

Syllabification: San Fran·cis·co
Pronunciation: /ˌsan frənˈsiskō
 
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A city and seaport in western California, on the coast, on a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay; population 808,976 (est. 2008). The city suffered severe damage from earthquakes in 1906 and in 1989.

Derivatives

San Franciscan

noun & adjective
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  • Debbie, a San Franciscan whose gym recently put signs about its ban up in locker rooms said she had hoped signs would be unnecessary, but she said: ‘I guess it's a reflection of the world we're living in today.’
  • It's hard to believe that there are any San Franciscans who haven't yet made the pilgrimage over to the lower Haight, so if you haven't put Rosamunde's on your list of places to try make sure you take note.
  • She plays Frances, a San Franciscan writer who, on the rebound from a divorce, buys a dilapidated Tuscan villa.

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