Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of northern California on the east side of San Francisco Bay. Located on the lands of an 1820 Spanish rancho, it was founded during the gold rush of 1848.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun the eighth-largest city in the U.S. state of California

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a city in western California on San Francisco Bay opposite San Francisco; primarily and industrial urban center

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • The term "weather" remains weather, but the term "oakland" is interpreted to mean "Oakland, California" by default, according to rules set by the program.

    Internet News: Deep Web / Invisible Archives

  • The term "weather" remains weather, but the term "oakland" is interpreted to mean "Oakland, California" by default, according to rules set by the program.

    Internet News: May 2009 Archives

  • OAKLAND - Raford Thomas "Tommy" Carter, 71, of Oakland, died Tuesday, April 13, 2010, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital, in Glasgow.

    Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY Homepage

  • OAKLAND - The U.S. has the dollar, Europe has the euro, China has the yuan and if a local advocacy group has its way, Oakland will have the ACORN.

    Energy Bulletin -

  • OAKLAND - Raford Thomas "Tommy" Carter, 71, of Oakland, died Tuesday, April 13, 2010, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital, in Glasgow.

    Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY Homepage

  • OAKLAND - Raford Thomas "Tommy" Carter, 71, of Oakland, died Tuesday, April 13, 2010, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital, in Glasgow.

    Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY Homepage

  • OAKLAND A man who damaged at least a half-dozen Oakland police cars with a hatchet and shotgun blasts behind police headquarters was shot by an officer early Sunday after he refused to drop the gun and appeared as if he was going to fire again, investigators said.

    Officer.com: Top News Stories

  • OAKLAND, CA April 13, 2010 - City Councilmember At Large Rebecca Kaplan announced today that she has filed necessary paper work to form an exploratory committee for the Oakland mayor's race in the November 2010 election.

    East Bay Express

  • » Jed Jacobsohn - Getty Images about 2 hours ago: OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 18: Brett Anderson #49 of the Oakland Athletics walks back to the mound after giving up a two run double to Nolan Reimold of the Baltimore Orioles in the fifth inning during an MLB game at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on April 18, 2010 in Oakland, California.

    Athletics Nation

  • OAKLAND, CA - FEBRUARY 19: C.J. Miles #34 of the Utah J.zz looks on during the game against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena on February 19, 2010 in Oakland, California.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.