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city in Arizona, U.S.A., from Spanish Tucson, from O'odham (Piman) cukson "black base," from cuk "black" + son "base."

Tucson, AZ -- U.S. city in Arizona
Population (2000): 486699
Housing Units (2000): 209609
Land area (2000): 194.673516 sq. miles (504.202071 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.419297 sq. miles (1.085973 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 195.092813 sq. miles (505.288044 sq. km)
FIPS code: 77000
Located within: Arizona (AZ), FIPS 04
Location: 32.214476 N, 110.918192 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 85701 85705 85706 85708 85710 85711
85712 85713 85714 85715 85716 85718
85719 85730 85735 85736 85741 85743
85745 85746 85747 85748 85749
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Tucson, AZ
Tucson (disambiguation)

Tucson is a city in the U.S. state of Arizona

Tucson may also refer to:

  • Tucson, Ohio, an unincorporated community
  • Hyundai Tucson, a compact crossover SUV
  • FC Tucson
  • , several ships

Usage examples of "tucson".

Likewise another couple of well-emplaced units with grenade launchers which were playing havoc with the street-corner cowboys from Tucson.

Willis Comstock Krebbs, Caucasian male, age sixty-three, born in Tucson, Arizona.

By the time the stage arrived in Tucson, Laura was well posted on the activities of the Apaches in Arizona Territory, as well as on the many times they had killed or kidnapped children, from the Oatman Massacre to the moment of her stage trip.

I talked to Katherine Avenued's mother this morning about arranging for the body to be shipped to Tucson.

I had tried to wash dishes for a meal at the truckers' stop outside Tucson, but had been dismissed rather abruptly.

In addition, we have lost the Aegis cruiser USS Monterey, the destroyer USS John Young, the attack submarine USS Tucson, and the fast replenishment ship USS Bridge.

They'll put you in touch with one of their Registered Amateur Radio Instructors in the Tucson area.

Lamplight flooded a scatter of Polaroid photographs of the Tucson Conference Center and the Desert Hacienda and a typed sheet of instructions.

We got out of Yuma at once and jumped to a guest ranch near Tucson, where we had a cabin away from the main lodge and equipped with our own Eager Beaver to fetch and carry so that we did not need to see anyone.

Our guy in the tanker sat there and bitched to his dispatcher in Tucson on the CB, all about his shit-eating heat exchanger and how long it was going to take to fix it.

Our guy in the tanker sat there and bitched to his dispatcher in Tucson on the CB, all about his shiteating heat exchanger and how long it was going to take to fix it.

She's paying the tab for both ranches, the one in Kissimmee and the one in Tucson.

Dad showed me the itinerary once: San Antonio, El Paso, Lordsburg, Tucson, Phoenix, Bountiful, Ely, Tuba City, Denver, Laramie, Butte, Ketchum, Cortez, Prescott, Albuquerque, Gallup, Taos.

The mob preferred isolated and inconspicuous sites for such landings, and the Tucson mafiosi would never have considered erecting fences and buildings to advertise their purpose.

This type of maze allowed David Olton in Baltimore and John O'Keefe and Lynn Nadel (both expatriate Americans, then working at University College, London, though Nadel has since returned to the US, to Tucson, Arizona) to distinguish between working and reference memory cues in learning the task.