舊金山

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Chinese[edit]


Old Gold Mountain
trad. (舊金山)
simp. (旧金山)
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Etymology[edit]

The name refers to the gold rush in the 19th century, and "old" is in comparison to the "New Gold Mountain" (新金山) of Melbourne, Australia. (金山 being used loosely for any place of great chances for wealth, in a similar fashion to the English "gold mine".)

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Proper noun[edit]

舊金山

  1. San Francisco (city in California, the United States)

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (舊金山):