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A city of northern California on the east side of San Francisco Bay. Located on the lands of an 1820 Spanish rancho, it was founded during the gold rush of 1848.
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(Placename) a port and industrial centre in W California, on San Francisco Bay; damaged by earthquake in 1989. Pop: 398 844 (2003 est)
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a seaport in W California, on San Francisco Bay. 367,230.
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|Noun||1.||Oakland - a city in western California on San Francisco Bay opposite San Francisco; primarily and industrial urban center|
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