Tampa definition by Webster's New World
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seaport in WC Fla., on an arm () of the Gulf of Mexico: pop. 303,000
Origin: Spanish ; from name of a town of the Calusa, an extinct Indian people of southern Florida
Tampa definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A city of west-central Florida on Tampa Bay, an inlet of the Gulf of Mexico. First visited by Spanish explorers in 1528, Tampa is a port of entry, a processing and shipping hub, and a tourist center. Population: 333,000.
Tampa - Cultural Definition
City in western Florida.
- Port of entry with a harbor on Tampa Bay.