Boca Raton


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Boca Raton

(bō`kə rətōn`), city (1990 pop. 61,492), Palm Beach co., SE Fla., on the Atlantic; inc. 1925. Boca Raton is a popular resort and retirement community that experienced significant industrial development in the 1970s and 80s. Its diverse manufactures include computers, plastics, electrical and electronic equipment, furniture, jewelry, paint, and air-cushion vehicles. Florida Atlantic Univ., Marymount College, and museums of art and of cartoon art are there.
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According to him, it was his idea to jump in a pool in full graduation regalia alongside seven other graduating seniors during the Huskies' trip to their second Boca Raton Bowl.
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Investcorp has acquired five residential properties in the metropolitan areas of Boca Raton, Florida and Minneapolis, Minnesota through two separate transactions for approximately USD220 million, the company said.
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