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A city of extreme northwest Florida on Pensacola Bay, an inlet of the Gulf of Mexico. Originally settled by the Spanish in 1559, the city passed back and forth between the Spanish, French, and British until it was captured by Andrew Jackson in 1814 during the War of 1812. It formally became part of the United States in 1821.
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Pen•sa•co•la(ˌpɛn səˈkoʊ lə)
a seaport in NW Florida, on Pensacola Bay. 62,780.
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