Nob Hill


Nob Hill
noun
a fashionable neighborhood in San Francisco
Instance Hypernyms: ↑city district
Part Holonyms: ↑San Francisco

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[näb]
a commercial district of northern San Francisco in California, long noted for the homes of the wealthy ("nobs")

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Nob Hill [Nob Hill]
a fashionable district of ↑San Francisco, ↑California. It includes Grace Cathedral and two famous hotels, the Fairmont and the Mark Hopkins. Many of the large Victorian houses originally built there by rich people, or ‘nobs’, were destroyed by the fire that followed the 1906 ↑earthquake.

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