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San Di·e·go(săn dē-ā′gō)
A city of southern California on San Diego Bay, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean near the Mexican border. Founded as a Spanish mission in 1769, the city grew as a port after the coming of the railroad in the 1880s.
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San Diego(ˌsæn dɪˈeɪɡəʊ)
(Placename) a port in S California, on the Pacific: naval base; two universities. Pop: 1 266 753 (2003 est)
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San Di•e•go(ˌsæn diˈeɪ goʊ)
a seaport in SW California. 1,171,121.
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|Noun||1.||San Diego - a picturesque city of southern California on San Diego Bay near the Mexican border; site of an important naval base|
Calif., California, Golden State, CA - a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
San Diego Bay - a bay of the Pacific in southern California
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