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Yerba Buena

[ yair-buh-bwey-nuh, yur-buh ]
/ ˈyɛər bə ˈbweɪ nə, ˈyɜr bə /
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noun
an island in San Francisco Bay between Oakland and San Francisco, California: a 500 feet (152 meters) two-story tunnel across this island connects the two spans of the San Francisco–Oakland bridge.
yerba buena, a trailing plant, Satureja douglasii, of the mint family, native to the Pacific coast of North America, having egg-shaped leaves, solitary white flowers, and branches that root at the tips, used formerly in medicine as an anthelmintic and emmenagogue.
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