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A city of northeast Oklahoma on the Arkansas River northeast of Oklahoma City. A port and manufacturing center, it grew rapidly after the discovery of oil nearby in the early 1900s.
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(Placename) a city in NE Oklahoma, on the Arkansas River: a major oil centre; two universities. Pop: 387 807 (2003 est)
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(ˈtʌl sə)

a city in NE Oklahoma, on the Arkansas River. 378,491.
Tul′san, n., adj.
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Noun1.Tulsa - a major city of northeastern Oklahoma on the Arkansas riverTulsa - a major city of northeastern Oklahoma on the Arkansas river; once known as the oil capital of the world and still heavily involved in the oil and gas industries
OK, Oklahoma, Sooner State - a state in south central United States
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Attis Industries announced that it has received the Medicare license for its toxicology laboratory in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The laboratory, which received its CLIA license in August, is dedicated to running samples reimbursed by Medicare and individual state Medicaid programs only.
Survivors include her daughters, Sheryl (Greg) Oglesby of Eldorado, Donita Richardson of Benton and Valera (Randy) Peterson of Springfield; five grandchildren, Gina (Michael) Hitz of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Joshua (Glenda) Hall of Raleigh, Rachel Peterson and Austin Peterson of Springfield and Amy (Matt) Mings of Eldorado; five great-grandchildren, Preston Hitz and Macklin Hitz of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Ashton Hall of Raleigh and Vivianna and Rosie Mings of Eldorado; sister, Dorothy Adams of Harrisburg; two brothers-in-law, Jim (Sue) Phillips of Taylorville and Eddie (Bonnie) Phillips of Dale; sister-in-law, Dana Gaines of Hominy, Oklahoma; and numerous nieces and nephews.