Silicon Valley

  

Definition

Region in San Francisco, California that is considered to be the technology hub of the United States. The region is made up a number of computer companies and computer chip manufactures. The region gets its nickname from the silicon that is used in computer chips. Due to the demand for space in Silicon Valley, real estate and other property is very expensive and hard to find.

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  • Before we left California, my brother wanted to show me silicon valley and he laughed at me when I told him what I thought it meant.

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  • New ideas are coming out of silicon valley all the time and your company must be able to keep up with all of the latest.

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  • Silicon Valley and the people living there make it their home, and they feel they are doing "God's work" as they have discourse with the super intelligent machines that add to our humanness.

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