Definition of Oakland

1. Noun. A city in western California on San Francisco Bay opposite San Francisco; primarily and industrial urban center.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Port
Group relationships: Ca, Calif., California, Golden State

Definition of Oakland

1. Proper noun. the eighth-largest city in the U.S. state of California ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oakland

O Canada
O agglutinin
O antigen
O antigens
O colony
O level
O mark
O marks
O ring
Oahu Island
Oak Leaf Cluster
Oakland (current term)
Oath of Abjuration
Oaxaca de Juarez
Ob River

Literary usage of Oakland

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept, Southern Pacific Company (1912)
"This is taking rather a long way around to pet to the east, or continental, shore of San Francisco liav, and once there it is only a minor phase of Oakland ..."

2. Turning Awareness Into Action: What Your Community Can Do About Drug Use in (1993)
"Este proyecto se aprobó y se denominó Oakland Parents in Action ("Padres de Familia de Oakland en Acción"—OPA) El Proyecto OPA llegó a ser muy peculiar en ..."

3. Register by University of California, Berkeley, California, University (1920)
"L. KEUCHEN, HA, Instructor in Mathematics, Oakland Technical High School; Instructor Teacher Training Classes, Trade and Industrial Education, ..."

4. Prevention Plus II: Tools for Creating and Sustaining Drug-Free Communities (1994)
"Oakland, California, is a port city directly east of San Francisco. ... Open drug dealing on the streets of Oakland is a widely recognized problem. ..."

5. Chicago and Its Suburbs by Everett Chamberlin (1874)
"Oakland. This attractive little suburb is situated at the city limits, and serves as a stopping place for both city and suburban residents. ..."

6. Journal by California Legislature. Assembly, California, Legislature (1912)
"with the line dividing Brooklyn and Oakland townships ; thence northeasterly following along the line dividing Brooklyn and Oakland townships to a point in ..."

7. Solving Crime Problems in Residential Neighborhoods: Comprehensive Changes by Judith D. Feins (1997)
"Public Housing Development: Lockwood Gardens, Oakland, California Lockwood Gardens is a family public housing development of 371 units, on a single site in ..."

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