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San Francisco

Line breaks: San Fran|cisco
Pronunciation: /ˌsan franˈsɪskəʊ
 
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Definition of San Francisco in English:

A city and seaport on the coast of California, situated on a peninsula between the Pacific and San Francisco Bay; population 808,976 (est. 2008). The city suffered severe damage from an earthquake in 1906, and has been frequently shaken by less severe earthquakes since.

Derivatives

San Franciscan

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noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • 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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