Golden Gate Bridge


noun

a bridge connecting northern California with San Francisco peninsula. 4,200-foot (1,280-meter) center span.

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Origin of Golden Gate Bridge

First recorded in 1930–35
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Cultural definitions for Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge

A long suspension bridge across the Golden Gate, a strait that connects San Francisco Bay with the Pacific Ocean. For decades after it was opened in the 1930s, it had the longest span of any suspension bridge in the world.

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