Haight-Ashbury

geographical name
Haight-Ash·​bury | \ ˈhāt-ˈash-ˌber-ē How to pronounce Haight-Ashbury (audio) \

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neighborhood in central San Francisco abutting Golden Gate Park

Note: Named for two intersecting streets, Haight-Ashbury became famous as a center of the hippie counterculture in the 1960s and 1970s.

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“Haight-Ashbury.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/haight. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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