Definition of Tacoma
1. Noun. A city in west central Washington on an arm of Puget Sound to the south of Seattle.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Evergreen State, Wa, Washington
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Literary usage of Tacoma
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"A single gas plant supplies tacoma consumers; also those in the dry of Olympia. ... tacoma has six national and State banks. At one time there were 10, ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"A single gas plant supplies tacoma consumers; also those in the city of ... tacoma has six national and State banks. At one time there were 10, the decrease ..."
3. Biennial Report by Washington (State). Bureau of Labor (1906)
"Commissioners tacoma Free Employment Bureau: GENTLEMEN:—I herewith submit ... The press of tacoma and the state press has been very kind to the office and a ..."
4. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"On the 12th of November, 1875, the legislative assembly of Washington territory passed a special act incorporating the city of tacoma, which is now a part ..."
5. Pacific Northwest Americana: A Checklist of Books and Pamphlets Relating to by Charles Wesley Smith (1921)
"97p front illus 5pl Iport Igr of ports Chicago Baldwin '1889 S,Wu 3913 tacoma the metropolis of the new northwest . . . 48p illus tacoma Houghton 1891 Wh ..."
6. Jamaican Song and Story: Annancy Stories, Digging Sings, Ring Tunes, and by Walter Jekyll, Alice Werner, C. S. Myers, Lucy Etheldred Broadwood (1907)
"ONE day there was a old-witch gal, an' tacoma want the gal to marry. An' tacoma went to the gal yard an' ask the gal to courten to. An' the gal tell tacoma ..."
7. The Souvenir of Western Women by Mary Osborn Douthit (1905)
"tacoma was then a town of 200 people. The support of the church was derived almost ... Zealous for the church and confident of the great destiny of tacoma, ..."