Golden Gate

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Calque of Latin Porta Aurea, Ancient Greek Χρῡσή Πύλη (Khrūsḗ Púlē).

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Golden Gate

  1. The strait that connects San Francisco Bay to the Pacific Ocean.
  2. (informal) The Golden Gate Bridge.
  3. (Christianity) The oldest of the current gates in Jerusalem's Old City Walls, through which, according to Jewish tradition, the shekinah used to appear and will appear again when the Messiah comes.

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