Definition of Big Sur
1. Noun. A picturesque coastal region of California to the south of San Francisco.
Group relationships: Ca, Calif., California, Golden State
Lexicographical Neighbors of Big Sur
Literary usage of Big Sur
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. California Coast Trails: A Horseback Ride from Mexico to Oregon by Joseph Smeaton Chase (1913)
"From time to time I caught the sound of a large stream running in the canon below, and before long we dropped into the valley of the Big Sur River and came ..."
2. California by John Gottberg (1999)
"MONTEREY BAY AND Big Sur Located almost at the exact center of the California coast. Monterey Bay offers a little ol everything that band of coastline is ..."
3. Californians by Robinson Jeffers (1916)
"THE OLD FARMER (The small farm described here is about two miles north of the Big Sur postoffice. Its owner, who was known as the best bee-man of the ..."
4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1908)
"The locality where I found the redwood sport was the valley through which runs the Big Sur river. It is approximately 36 miles south of Carmel-by-the-sea, ..."
5. The Artful Home: The GUILD Sourcebook of Residential Art by GUILD Sourcebooks (2005)
"... I Big Sur Jazzfest, Big Sur CA. BINH PHO Objects Page I 29 My work primarily reflects the Far East culture and my journey to the West I love to bring ..."
6. Larue's Maneuvers by James Isaiah Gabbe (2007)
"I'd anticipated one of the simple A-frame or pioneer-type shacks favored by the Big Sur dropout crowd, but this was more like the tony haciendas in Carmel ..."