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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.
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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)
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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.
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|Noun||1.||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|
|2.||San Jose - the capital and largest city of Costa Rica|
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