Silicon Valley

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Sil·i·con Valley

 (sĭl′ĭ-kən, -kŏn′)
A region of western California southeast of San Francisco known for its high-technology design and manufacturing industries.

Silicon Valley

n
1. (Placename) an industrial strip in W California, extending S of San Francisco, in which the US information technology industry is concentrated
2. (Communications & Information) any area in which industries associated with information technology are concentrated
3. (Human Geography) any area in which industries associated with information technology are concentrated

Sil′icon Val′ley


n.
an area in N California, in the Santa Clara valley region, where many high-technology companies are located.
[1970–75; so called from the silicon wafers employed in semiconductor devices]
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Noun1.Silicon Valley - a region in California to the south of San Francisco that is noted for its concentration of high-technology industries
Calif., California, Golden State, CA - a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
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