San Diego

[ san dee-ey-goh ]
/ ˌsæn diˈeɪ goʊ /

noun

a seaport in SW California: naval and marine base.

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British Dictionary definitions for San Diego

San Diego
/ (ˌsæn dɪˈeɪɡəʊ) /

noun

a port in S California, on the Pacific: naval base; two universities. Pop: 1 266 753 (2003 est)
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Cultural definitions for San Diego

San Diego
[ (san dee-ay-goh) ]

City in southern California close to the border of Mexico.

notes for San Diego

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.
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