Definition of Big Sur

1. Noun. A picturesque coastal region of California to the south of San Francisco.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Big Sur

Big Dipper
Big Easy
Big Government
Big H
Big Island
Big Labor
Big Labour
Big Mac
Big Muddy
Big Nambas
Big Pharma
Big Q
Big Rip
Big Sioux River
Big Smoke
Big Sur (current term)
Bigelow's ligament
Bigelow's septum
Bighorn River
Bight of Benin
Bignonia capreolata

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 ..."

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