Tucson

Tucson

[too-son, too-son]
noun
a city in S Arizona: health resort.
Texan, Tucson, Tuscan.
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Tucson (ˈtuːsɒn)
 
n
a city in SE Arizona, at an altitude of 700m (2400 ft): resort and seat of the University of Arizona (1891). Pop: 507 658 (2003 est)

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Tucson
city in Arizona, U.S.A., from Sp. Tucson, from O'odham (Piman) cukson "black base."
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Tucson [(tooh-son)]

Large city in southeastern Arizona, in a desert surrounded by mountains.

Note: Tourist center.
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