a seaport in W Washington, on Puget Sound.

Related formsTa·co·man, noun
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  • The rates from Seattle to the Springs are $1.50 more, in each case, than the Tacoma rates.

  • The clouds that wrapped the summit of Tacoma spelled mystery and peril.

  • Sailing into what is now the harbor of the city of Tacoma, he there beheld the peak.

  • In 1885 a private school was started at Tacoma, which lasted one year.

    The Deaf

    Harry Best

  • At this time Tacoma contained only four hundred inhabitants.

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    Horatio Alger, Jr

British Dictionary definitions for tacoma



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