Definition of Oakland
1. Noun. A city in western California on San Francisco Bay opposite San Francisco; primarily and industrial urban center.
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
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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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 ..."