San Jose

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San Jo·se

 (săn hō-zā′)
A city of northern California south of San Francisco Bay. Founded in 1777, it served as state capital from 1850 to 1851 and is today the largest of the Silicon Valley cities.

San Jo·sé

 (sän′ hō-sĕ′)
The capital and largest city of Costa Rica, in the central part of the country. Settled c. 1736, it became the capital in 1823.

San Jose

(ˌsæn həʊˈzeɪ)
(Placename) a city in W central California: a leading world centre of the fruit drying and canning industry. Pop: 898 349 (2003 est)

San José

(Spanish saŋ xoˈse)
(Placename) the capital of Costa Rica, on the central plateau: a major centre of coffee production in the mid-19th century; University of Costa Rica (1843). Pop: 1 145 000 (2005 est)

San Jo•se

(ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ)
a city in W California. 838,744.

San Jo•sé

(ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ)
the capital of Costa Rica, in the central part. 296,600.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.San Jose - a city in western California located at the southern end of San Francisco Bay to the south of San Francisco; a center for computer and electronics industries
Calif., California, Golden State, CA - a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
2.San Jose - the capital and largest city of Costa Rica
Costa Rica, Republic of Costa Rica - a republic in Central America; one of the most politically stable countries in Latin America
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In partnership with Daylight, the pair raided the San Jose Interurban.
Life had a thousand faces, and White Fang found he must meet them all--thus, when he went to town, in to San Jose, running behind the carriage or loafing about the streets when the carriage stopped.
Running behind the carriage in the outskirts of San Jose, he encountered certain small boys who made a practice of flinging stones at him.
Soon after we had come to California, and settled at San Jose (where the only good fortune that awaited us was our meeting with so kind a friend as you) the family, as you know, was broken up by the death of both my parents in the same week.
I've got some of her poetry published in a San Jose newspaper long ago.
Rider had crossed from Oakland in his launch, and Halstead had been down to San Jose and back in his machine.
Matchup: Carlos Ruiz scored his 11th and 12th goals of the season in a 2-1 victory over San Jose on Thursday, moving the Galaxy within six points of the first-place Earthquakes and snapping a three-game losing streak against its Northern California rival, which beat L.
An uninspired effort Saturday cost the Kings a chance at home-ice advantage in the first round, and Murray didn't hide his frustration after his team lost 3-1 to San Jose in front of 17,496 at Compaq Center, even though the Kings already have secured a spot in the postseason.
San Jose (5-3-3-1) climbed over Phoenix and into first place in the Pacific Division.

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