yerba buena

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n yerba buena trailing perennial evergreen herb of northwestern United States with small white flowers; used medicinally
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Usage

In literature:

My name is Arguello de la Yerba Buena.
"A Ward of the Golden Gate" by Bret Harte
Yerba Buena to Carizal.
"A Naturalist's Voyage Round the World" by Charles Darwin
In the blazing heat of a July afternoon, Mrs. Cyrus Austin Phelps, of Boston, arrived unexpectedly at the Yerba Buena rancho in California.
"Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby and Other Stories" by Kathleen Norris
At that time (July, 1847), what is now called San Francisco was called Yerba Buena.
"The Memoirs of General W. T. Sherman, Complete" by William T. Sherman
At that time (July, 1847), what is now called San Francisco was called Yerba Buena.
"Memoirs of Three Civil War Generals, Complete" by U. S. Grant, W. T. Sherman, P. H. Sheridan
At that time (July, 1847), what is now called San Francisco was called Yerba Buena.
"The Memoirs of General W. T. Sherman, Vol. I., Part 1" by William T. Sherman
The following extracts are made from the California Star, a newspaper published at "Yerba Buena," as San Francisco was then called.
"History of the Donner Party" by C.F. McGlashan
We were hardly opposite Yerba Buena Island, however, when we ran into a fog that completely engulfed us.
"Byways Around San Francisco Bay" by William E. Hutchinson
Yerba Buena awoke to the sunrise of July 8, 1846, with a spirit of festive anticipation and a certain relief.
"Port O' Gold" by Louis John Stellman
In 1835 William A. Richardson was the first foreign resident of Yerba Buena.
"A Backward Glance at Eighty" by Charles A. Murdock
We passed Yerba Buena, Bird, and several other small islands in the bay.
"What I Saw in California" by Edwin Bryant
Until 1846 only about thirty families lived at Yerba Buena.
"Stories of California" by Ella M. Sexton
Yerba Buena is now San Francisco, and the mission is a part of the city; it is not even a suburb.
"In the Footprints of the Padres" by Charles Warren Stoddard
Reminded of an event in Yerba Buena, as also recognising the ruffian who taunted him, made it the more probable that such had been their fate.
"The Flag of Distress" by Mayne Reid
The name of San Francisco was adopted in place of Yerba Buena.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
The population of San Francisco, then known as Yerba Buena, in 1842 was one hundred and ninety-six persons.
"Peculiarities of American Cities" by Willard Glazier
In 1841 he was sent to California to take charge of the Company's business at Yerba Buena, now San Francisco.
"Dr. John McLoughlin, the Father of Oregon" by Frederick Van Voorhies Holman
Thirty-two of the male residents of Yerba Buena were enrolled as a volunteer corps, choosing their own officers.
"History of the State of California" by John T. Frost
In 1835 the embarcadero of Yerba Buena two miles from the Presidio, was, at command of Governor Figueroa, made the port of entry.
"Historic Towns of the Western States" by Various
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In news:

Apple CEO Tim Cook (L) and Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters look at the new iPhone 5 during an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on September 12, 2012 in San Francisco, California.
Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple product launch event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in March in San Francisco.
Yerba Buena Ice Skating & Bowling Center.
Apple Senior Vice President of Worldwide product marketing Phil Schiller announces the new iPhone 5 during an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on September 12, 2012 in San Francisco, California.
An Apple logo hangs above the entrance of Yerba Buena Center for Arts in San Francisco.
The Apple logo is seen in this September 11, 2012 file photo at the Yerba Buena Center for Arts in San Francisco.
Yerba Buena By Enrique Lavin.
Pacesetter A B Noodle Romps in Yerba Buena .
Rosy Spot for Noches de Rosa in Yerba Buena .
People walk past large Apple sign placed at the front entrance of the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in preparation for the unveiling of the new iPad.
The Apple logo on the Yerba Buena Center for Arts in San Francisco.
People walk past large Apple sign at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in preparation for the unveiling of the new iPad on March 6, 2012 in San Francisco, California.
Journalists and attendees line up outside of the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco to attend Apple's special media event to introduce the iPhone 5 on Wednesday, September 12.
) features a lightened-up version of enchiladas, along with tips from Julian Medina , Chef/Owner Toloache, Yerba Buena and Coppelia restaurants in NYC.
I was walking by San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts this morning at 7:45AM local time.
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