The city of Tacoma, Washington.
Tacoma definition by Webster's New World
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seaport in W Wash., on Puget Sound: pop. 194,000
Origin: ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Amerindian
Tacoma definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A city of west-central Washington on an arm of Puget Sound south of Seattle. A major seaport and railroad center, it is one of the chief industrial cities in the Northwest. Population: 197,000.