Tucson

geographical name
Tuc·​son | \ ˈtü-ˌsän How to pronounce Tucson (audio) , especially locally tü-ˈsän \

Definition of Tucson

city in southeastern Arizona population 520,116

Note: The main campus of the University of Arizona is located in Tucson.

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Tucsonan \ ˈtü-​ˌsä-​nən How to pronounce Tucsonan (audio) \ noun

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“Tucson.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tucson. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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