A map showing the location of Oakland, California.
Oakland definition by Webster's New World
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seaport in W Calif., on San Francisco Bay, opposite San Francisco: pop. 399,000
Origin: after the oak groves origin, originally there
Oakland definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A city of western California on San Francisco Bay opposite San Francisco. Founded on a site settled by Spanish colonists in 1820, it is a port and rail terminus connected with other communities in the Bay Area by bridge, tunnel, and rapid transit. Population: 397,000.
Oakland - Cultural Definition
City in northern California on the east side of San Francisco Bay.