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noël

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Noël on Noe street, San Francisco

Noël, is the Old French word for Christmas, which derived from the Latin word natalis, meaning birth. Adopted into the English language, through the carol, The First Noël.

Noe street, is in the Noe Valley, a neighborhood in the central part of San Francisco, California. Named after José de Jesús Noé, the last Mexican alcalde (mayor) of Yerba Buena (present day San Francisco).

Merry Christmas!
source: wikipedia (Noël), Christmas Customs & Traditions, Dr R. Brasch, wikipedia (Noe Valley)

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