Definition of Golden gate
1. Noun. A strait in western California that connects the San Francisco Bay with the Pacific Ocean; discovered in 1579 by Sir Francis Drake.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Golden Gate
Literary usage of Golden gate
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1903)
"That if said court shall determine • that your petitioner 'with respect to said steamships Wolcott, Excelsior, Newport, and golden gate should first pay the ..."
2. San Francisco as it Was, as it Is, and how to See it by Helen Throop Purdy (1912)
"The Stadium, golden gate Park, Where President Taft Broke Ground for the ... Chapter Five • golden gate Park G)LDEN GATE PARK, is one of the glories of San ..."
3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1876)
"What the Colosseum was to mediaeval Rome the golden gate was to mediaeval ... About the time of our Lord it was known, as the golden gate or Beautiful Gate. ..."
4. Westward by Rail: The New Route to the East by William Fraser Rae (1871)
"THE golden gate TO THE AMERICAN ATHENS. THE boldest figures of speech used by poets hardly outstrip the figurative names which have been conferred upon ..."
5. Familiar Allusions: A Hand-book of Miscellaneous Information Including the by William Adolphus Wheeler, Charles Gardner Wheeler (1887)
"golden gate. An ancient portal bearing this name, in the Haram at Jerusalem occupying the site ... golden gate. A portal in the Mosque of Omar at Jerusalem. ..."
6. Report by Tasmania Dept. of Mines (1900)
"DESCRIPTION OF THE CYANIDE PROCESS AT THE NEW golden gate GOLD MINING COMPANY, MATHINNA. BY TJ ANDREWS, Assayer in Charge. CHEMISTRY OF THE PROCESS. ..."