Definition of San Francisco

1. Noun. A port in western California near the Golden Gate that is one of the major industrial and transportation centers; it has one of the world's finest harbors; site of the Golden Gate Bridge.




Definition of San Francisco

1. Proper noun. A major coastal metropolis in California of over 12 million widely known for its unique culture, architecture and Communism ¹

2. Proper noun. The extinct culture of the city of the same name also known as the Ramaytush ¹

3. Proper noun. A place or institution named after St. Francis ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of San Francisco

San Angelo
San Antone
San Antonio
San Bernadino
San Carlos
San Carlos Apache
San Diegan
San Diegans
San Diego
San Diego Bay
San Diego–Tijuana
San Fernando Valley
San Fran
San Franciscan
San Franciscans
San Francisco (current term)
San Francisco Bay
San Joaquin River
San Joaquin Valley
San Joaquin Valley disease
San Joaquin Valley fever
San Joaquin fever
San Jose
San Jose scale
San José
San Juan
San Juan Bautista
San Juan Mountains
San Luis Potosi
San Luis Potosí

Literary usage of San Francisco

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

1. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1889)
"Jacobs, Isidor, Treasurer Eureka Benevolent Association, San Francisco. Rosenstock, SW, Pacific Hebrew Orphan Asylum, San Francisco. Kinne, Mrs. C. Mason, ..."

2. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana (1895)
"San Francisco. OUR place of destination had been Monterey; but as we were to the northward of it when the wind hauled ahead, we made a fair wind for San ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"While in charge of Mission San Francisco he compiled his "Noticias" in four volumes. It is the standard history of PALMYRA 'I16 California ..."

4. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1893)
"The societies that have reported to me in my compilation of statistical reports for 1892 are as follows: Associated Charities, San Francisco; ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In the University of California:—Spanish and Mexican Archives of California (copies of the originals burnt in the San Francisco fire of 1900): Bancroft ..."

6. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1909)
"Now we will hear a paper from Mr. Edward F. Adams, editor of the San Francisco Chronicle, on the market situation in San Francisco. ..."

7. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1889)
"Jacobs, Isidor, Treasurer Eureka Benevolent Association, San Francisco. Rosenstock, SW, Pacific Hebrew Orphan Asylum, San Francisco. Kinne, Mrs. C. Mason, ..."

8. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana (1895)
"San Francisco. OUR place of destination had been Monterey; but as we were to the northward of it when the wind hauled ahead, we made a fair wind for San ..."

9. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"While in charge of Mission San Francisco he compiled his "Noticias" in four volumes. It is the standard history of PALMYRA 'I16 California ..."

10. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1893)
"The societies that have reported to me in my compilation of statistical reports for 1892 are as follows: Associated Charities, San Francisco; ..."

11. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In the University of California:—Spanish and Mexican Archives of California (copies of the originals burnt in the San Francisco fire of 1900): Bancroft ..."

12. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1909)
"Now we will hear a paper from Mr. Edward F. Adams, editor of the San Francisco Chronicle, on the market situation in San Francisco. ..."

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