Towson

/tow"seuhn/, n.
a town in central Maryland, near Baltimore. 51,083.

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▪ unincorporated community, Maryland, United States
      unincorporated community, Baltimore county, northern Maryland, U.S. It was named for Ezekiel Towson, who settled the area about 1750, and was made county seat in 1854. It evolved into a northern residential-industrial suburb of Baltimore. It is the seat of Goucher College (1885) and Towson University (1866; originally Maryland State Normal School), which moved from Baltimore in 1915 and is now part of the University of Maryland (Maryland, University of) system. The Hampton National Historic Site, which preserves a Georgian mansion (1783–90), is just to the north. Pop. (1990) 49,445; (2000) 51,793.

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  • Towson, MD — U.S. Census Designated Place in Maryland Population (2000): 51793 Housing Units (2000): 21997 Land area (2000): 14.040978 sq. miles (36.365965 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.149780 sq. miles (0.387928 sq. km) Total area (2000): 14.190758 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Towson — This uncommon name is of early medieval English origin, and represents a colloquial pronunciation of the more familiar surname Tomlinson; it is also found as Townson, Tolson, Tou(l)son and Towlson. Tomlinson is one of the patronymic forms of any… …   Surnames reference

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  • Towson — uninc. place, CEN. Maryland 21204; pop. 49,445 …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Towson — Tow•son [[t]ˈtaʊ sən[/t]] n. geg a town in central Maryland, near Baltimore. 51,083 …   From formal English to slang

  • Towson — /tow seuhn/, n. a town in central Maryland, near Baltimore. 51,083 …   Useful english dictionary

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