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ˈtæm pəTam·pa

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Tampa(noun)

    a resort city in western Florida; located on Tampa Bay on the Gulf of Mexico

Wiktionary

  1. Tampa(ProperNoun)

    City in the state of Florida, located on Tampa Bay.

Freebase

  1. Tampa

    Tampa is a city in the U.S. state of Florida. It serves as the county seat for Hillsborough County and is located on the west coast of Florida, on Tampa Bay near the Gulf of Mexico. The population of Tampa in 2011 was 346,037. The current location of Tampa was once inhabited by indigenous peoples of the Safety Harbor culture, most notably the Tocobaga and the Pohoy, who lived along the shores of Tampa Bay. It was briefly explored by Spanish explorers in the early 16th century, but there were no permanent American or European settlements within today's city limits until after the United States had acquired Florida from Spain in 1819. In 1824, the United States Army established a frontier outpost called Fort Brooke at the mouth of the Hillsborough River, near the site of today's Tampa Convention Center. The first civilian residents were pioneers who settled near the fort for protection from the nearby Seminole population. The town grew slowly until the 1880s, when railroad links, the discovery of phosphate, and the arrival of the cigar industry jump-started Tampa's development and helped it to grow into an important city by the early 1900s. Today, Tampa is a part of the metropolitan area most commonly referred to as the Tampa Bay Area. For U.S. Census purposes, Tampa is part of the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. The four-county area is composed of roughly 2.9 million residents, making it the second largest metropolitan statistical area in the state, and the fourth largest in the Southeastern United States, behind Miami, Washington, D.C., and Atlanta. The Greater Tampa Bay area has just over 4 million residents and generally includes the Tampa and Sarasota metro areas. The Tampa Bay Partnership and U.S. Census data showed an average annual growth of 2.47 percent, or a gain of approximately 97,000 residents per year. Between 2000 and 2006, the Greater Tampa Bay Market experienced a combined growth rate of 14.8 percent, growing from 3.4 million to 3.9 million and hitting the 4 million people mark on April 1, 2007. A 2012 estimate shows the Tampa Bay area population to have 4,310,524 people and a 2017 projection of 4,536,854 people.

Editors Contribution

  1. Tampa

    Calusa Indian word meaning "sticks of fire".

    Submitted by anonymous on July 28, 2019  

How to pronounce Tampa?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tampa in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tampa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Tampa in a Sentence

  1. Alex Vanderveen:

    We feel like The Chiefs’s Tampa Bay 60 % then 30 % everyone else and maybe 10 % us, so we find our Chiefs fans, we get excited.

  2. Sean Ferguson:

    We've travelled all the way from the UK to see you in Tampa tonight and just found out you've dropped out, disappointed is an understatement !

  3. Marco Rubio:

    The primary's over, I mean, by the admission of the candidates who have admitted they can't win the primary, they've said the only way they can win is at a floor fight in Tampa. And I think that a floor fight in Tampa would be the worst possible thing we can do in terms of winning in November.

  4. Damian Caraballo:

    Caraballo said. Dr. Damian Caraballo was quarantined with his wife and kids in Tampa while awaiting his test results. (Contributed photo) Caraballos nasal test swab was sent out to California where he had to await the results for 6.5 days. Its been frustrated to see other countries -- like South Korea-- have widespread testing and their doctors wearing what looks like spacesuits to treat patients, he said. Meanwhile,the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is advising doctors dealing with a shortage of facemasks to use a bandana or scarf to care for COVID-19 patients as a last resort. Health care professionals without masks in contact with a COVID-19 patient are advised to stay away from work for 14 days, setting up a scenario for many more doctors and nurses to be absent from the frontlines. The CDC recommendations sound like were in athird world country.

  5. Robert Mace:

    We've certainly spent a lot of time looking at what Tampa Bay has done in Florida with their seawater desal project, and then we're certainly looking very closely at that project that San Diego has for water supply.

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