from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of western California southeast of San Francisco. Founded in 1777, it was the state capital from December 1849 to January 1852. Population: 930,000.
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- proper n. A city and mission in California, USA.
- proper n. The capital of Costa Rica.
- proper n. Places named after Saint Joseph
From Spanish, the Anglicized form of San José. (Wiktionary)