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San Fran·cis·co

 (săn frən-sĭs′kō)
A city of northern California on a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay. It was founded as Yerba Buena in 1835 near the site of a Spanish presidio and mission built in 1776. The city grew into a major port during the gold rush of 1848, and survived a devastating earthquake and fire in 1906. Today it is the center of a large metropolitan area around San Francisco Bay.

San Fran·cis′can (-kən) n.

San Franciscan

(ˌsæn frænˈsɪskən)
n
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of San Francisco
adj
(Placename) of or relating to San Francisco or its inhabitants
Translations
san-franciscain
San Franciscó-i
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A third-generation San Franciscan from a middle-class, Catholic family, Hinckle honed his brash journalist's skills during a two-year stint as a city reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle.
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