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A city of west-central Washington on an arm of Puget Sound south of Seattle. Founded in the mid-1800s, it grew as a lumber processing and industrial center after the coming of the railroad in 1873.
(Placename) a port in W Washington, on Puget Sound: industrial centre. Pop: 196 790 (2003 est)
a seaport in W Washington, on Puget Sound. 179,114.