American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of southern California on San Diego Bay, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean near the Mexican border. Although explored by the Spanish in 1542, the area's first permanent settlements were not established until the 1700s. A noted zoological park is located in the city, which is a major port of entry and a commercial, industrial, and research center. Population: 1,260,000.
- n. a picturesque city of southern California on San Diego Bay near the Mexican border; site of an important naval base
- From Spanish, from Santiago, a combination of "Sant’ Iago", and "Saint James". Sant is from Latin Sanctus, "holy" or "saint". Iago is a northwestern Spanish form from Latin Jacobus, "James". The name Diego is sometimes confused with the Latin name Didacus. (Wiktionary)
“At the boulevard I hooked right and headed toward the San Diego Freeway.”
“In his mid-teens, Soulé tells me, he belonged to a club of junior naturalists associated with the San Diego Natural History Museum.”
“Rich Gossage left New York that same year to pitch for the San Diego Padres.”
“I went upstairs to my room, took off my sweaty, smeary tank top, and put on this cute but way-too-enormous San Diego Zoo T-shirt Lily brought me back when she visited her mom a few months ago.”
“Jennifer Azantian received her Bachelor of Science, with honors, from the University of California, San Diego in 2010.”
“The lounge squatted in the shadows of the San Diego Freeway overpass, so close to the LAX runways that the jet roar caused the glasses above the bar to quiver and tinkle like keys on a vibraphone.”
“Soulé grew up in San Diego during the 1940s and early 1950s, when the city was still surrounded by small canyons full of chaparral vegetation and a boy could harvest abalone and lobster along the tide line below Sunset Cliffs.”
“Vicky Debold says she was motivated to travel to San Diego by her frustration with the health care industry she worked in and had always trusted, while Theresa Cedillo was enticed by the prospect of learning about ways she might be able to help her daughter.”
“A few months later, I make a court appearance in San Diego on the unlawful-transportation-of-a-weapon charge.”
“Arriving back in the States with his shipmates on March 25, 1952, Neil spent the next five months based ashore in Southern California ferrying aircraft in and out of Naval Air Station San Diego for Air Transport Squadron32.”
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