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Tampa

(Encyclopedia)Tampa tămˈpə [key], city (1990 pop. 280,015), seat of Hillsborough co., W Fla., a port of entry with an impressive harbor on Tampa Bay; inc. 1855. The third largest city in the state, Tampa has lon...

Tampa Bay

(Encyclopedia)Tampa Bay, inlet of the Gulf of Mexico, 25 mi (40 km) long and 7 to 12 mi (11.3–19 km) wide, W Fla., separated from the Gulf by numerous small islands; it receives the Hillsborough River. St. Peters...

Clearwater, city, United States

(Encyclopedia)Clearwater, residential and resort city (2020 pop. 117,292), seat of Pinellas co., W central Fla., on the Pinellas peninsula, between Clearwater Bay and...

Saint Petersburg, city, United States

(Encyclopedia)Saint Petersburg, city (1990 pop. 238,629), Pinellas co., W Fla., on Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico at the southern end of the Pinellas peninsula; settled in the mid-1800s, inc. 1892. A port with a ...

Brandon, town, United States

(Encyclopedia)Brandon, uninc. town (2020 pop. 114,626), Hillsborough co., W Fla., a suburb just E of Tampa. Chiefly residential, it is also a retail and service cente...

Largo

(Encyclopedia)Largo, town (1990 pop. 65,674), Pinellas co., W Fla., on the Pinellas peninsula and the Gulf Coast, across the bay from Tampa; settled 1853, inc. 1905. It is a packing, canning, and shipping center in...

Bradenton

(Encyclopedia)Bradenton brāˈdəntən [key], city (2020 pop. 55,698), seat of Manatee co., SW Fla., on Tampa Bay ...

La Russa, Tony

(Encyclopedia)La Russa, Tony (Anthony La Russa, Jr.) lə ro͞oˈsə [key], 1944–, American baseball player and manager, b. Tampa, Fla. An infielder, he spent years in the minors but also played parts of six seaso...

Narváez, Pánfilo de

(Encyclopedia)Narváez, Pánfilo de pänˈfēlō ᵺā närväˈĕth [key], c.1470–1528, Spanish conquistador. After service in Jamaica, he aided Diego de Velázquez in conquering Cuba and was sent (1520) to Mexi...

Brady, Tom

(Encyclopedia)Brady, Tom (Thomas Edward Patrick Brady, Jr.), 1977–, American football player, b. San Mateo, Calif. One of the greatest professional quarterbacks of all time, he attended the Univ. of Michigan (199...
 

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