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Tacoma

[tuh-koh-muh] /təˈkoʊ mə/
noun
1.
a seaport in W Washington, on Puget Sound.
2.
Mount. Rainier, Mount.
Related forms
Tacoman, noun
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  • The clouds that wrapped the summit of Tacoma spelled mystery and peril.

    The Mountain that was 'God' John H. Williams
  • The rates from Seattle to the Springs are $1.50 more, in each case, than the Tacoma rates.

    The Mountain that was 'God' John H. Williams
  • Sailing into what is now the harbor of the city of Tacoma, he there beheld the peak.

    The Mountain that was 'God' John H. Williams
  • In 1885 a private school was started at Tacoma, which lasted one year.

    The Deaf Harry Best
  • It is the deed of five lots in the town of Tacoma, in Washington Territory.

    Chester Rand Horatio Alger, Jr
  • At this time Tacoma contained only four hundred inhabitants.

    Chester Rand Horatio Alger, Jr
  • No; the railroad has only recently been completed, and the growth of Tacoma has only just begun.

    Chester Rand Horatio Alger, Jr
British Dictionary definitions for Tacoma

Tacoma

/təˈkəʊmə/
noun
1.
a port in W Washington, on Puget Sound: industrial centre. Pop: 196 790 (2003 est)
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