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A city of west-central Florida on Tampa Bay, an inlet of the Gulf of Mexico. Established as a fort in 1824, the city developed as a cattle center and port of entry.
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(Placename) a port and resort in W Florida, on Tampa Bay (an arm of the Gulf of Mexico): two universities. Pop: 317 647 (2003 est)
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a city in W Florida, on Tampa Bay. 285,206.
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Noun1.Tampa - a resort city in western Florida; located on Tampa Bay on the Gulf of Mexico
Everglade State, FL, Florida, Sunshine State - a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
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One solitary town, Tampa Town, was able to put in a claim in favor of its situation.
the 28th degree , and by which ships can reach Tampa Town by direct route?"
We may remember the scene of the meeting held at Tampa Town, in Florida, when Captain Nicholl came forward as Barbicane's enemy and Michel Ardan's adversary.
Flat Fee Movers Tampa, based in Tampa, FL, is proud to announce that they were recently voted top movers in Tampa in a community poll.
Dress for Success Tampa Bay is bringing the community together to support their mission, celebrate women's achievements, and hear Mayor Jane Castor," said Judy Bensinger, board member of Dress for Success Tampa Bay.
Firstly, there is the famous Busch Gardens Tampa Bay theme park, which is home to Tigris - Florida's tallest triple-launch coaster that carries riders through a thrilling journey 150ft above the ground.
I was at the Amalie Arena for the Tampa Bay Lightning vs Columbus Blue Jackets match and the place was rammed and rocking.
He will lead the bank's operations and commercial banking team in the greater Tampa market and report to Chuck Cross, executive vice president and commercial banking executive.
[ClickPress, Thu Aug 23 2018] A few weeks after announcing the collaboration, Certification Planner has declared their first classroom training with the City of Tampa. Certification Planner, a leading training providing company issued a statement to announce the first ITIL bootcamp which is scheduled for Aug 28th-29th, 2018.
BBVA Compass (NYSE: BBVA) (BBVA.MC) has said that it has appointed Allen Brinkman II to the bank's Tampa Bay market advisory board.
The team in Tampa will focus on delivery in the Net-Suite, Microsoft Dynamics, and Cloud recruitment markets, and will be recruiting for a number of jobs ranging from graduate-level roles to experienced sales and recruitment professionals positions.