Meaning of San Francisco Bay

San' Francis'co Bay'

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  1. a bay in W California: the harbor of San Francisco; connected with the Pacific by the Golden Gate strait. 50 mi. (80 km) long; 3–12 mi. (5–19 km) wide.
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