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San Diego

[san dee-ey-goh] /ˌsæn diˈeɪ goʊ/
noun
1.
a seaport in SW California: naval and marine base.
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  • I got his telegram in San Diego four days ago, and we came over.

    "Captains Courageous" Rudyard Kipling
  • Why did one of you write that letter to Hill and try to get him to San Diego?

    Owen Clancy's Happy Trail Burt L. Standish
  • Her home port is San Diego, and she can be chartered by any one with the price.

    Owen Clancy's Happy Trail Burt L. Standish
  • The north wind was blowing, and the dwellers in San Diego were trembling with cold.

    An Eagle Flight Jos Rizal
  • The gallera of San Diego, like most others, is divided into three courts.

    An Eagle Flight Jos Rizal
British Dictionary definitions for San Diego

San Diego

/ˌsæn dɪˈeɪɡəʊ/
noun
1.
a port in S California, on the Pacific: naval base; two universities. Pop: 1 266 753 (2003 est)
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San Diego in Culture
San Diego [(san dee-ay-goh)]

City in southern California close to the border of Mexico.

Note: San Diego is a cultural, educational, and medical and scientific research center; a major port and naval base; and home of the San Diego Zoo.
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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