Main definitions of San Jose in English

: San Jose1San José2

San Jose1

proper noun

  • A city in western California, south of San Francisco Bay; population 948,279 (est. 2008). It lies in the Santa Clara valley, known as Silicon Valley, a center of the electronics industries.

Pronunciation

San Jose

/ˌsan (h)ōˈzā/

Main definitions of San Jose in English

: San Jose1San José2

San José2

proper noun

  • The capital and chief port of Costa Rica; population 350,535 (2007)

Pronunciation

San José

/ˌsæn hoʊˈseɪ//ˌsan hōˈsā/