Tampa

Tampa

[tam-puh]
noun
a seaport in W Florida, on Tampa Bay: fishing resort.

Tampan, noun, adjective
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Tampa (ˈtæmpə)
 
n
a port and resort in W Florida, on Tampa Bay (an arm of the Gulf of Mexico): two universities. Pop: 317 647 (2003 est)

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Tampa
city in Florida, U.S.A., probably from the name of a Calusa village, of unknown origin.
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Tampa definition


City in western Florida.

Note: Port of entry with a harbor on Tampa Bay.
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