Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of west-central Florida south of Tampa Bay on Sarasota Bay, an inlet of the Gulf of Mexico. Settled by Scots in the 1800s, it developed as a resort.

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  • proper noun A town in southern Florida.

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  • noun a town in west central Florida on the Gulf of Mexico

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Examples

  • SARASOTA COUNTY - A pedestrian was killed when struck by a hit-and-run driver who fled the scene on Tuttle Avenue near the Siesta Drive roundabout in Sarasota on Monday night.

    Local News from Sarasota Herald-Tribune

  • SARASOTA (FBW) - R. Wayne Briant, pastor of Southside Baptist Church in Sarasota, will be nominated as first vice-president of the Florida Baptist State Convention during the Convention's annual meeting Nov. 10-11 in Lakeland.

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  • SARASOTA COUNTY - Elton Murphy admits that he killed downtown business owner Joyce Wishart in 2004, leaving her body in her Sarasota art gallery, posed like a nearby painting.

    Local News from Sarasota Herald-Tribune

  • SARASOTA COUNTY - A jury took only about 30 minutes Thursday to convict a man of second-degree murder in the 2007 shooting death of a man at a Sarasota drug house.

    Local News from Sarasota Herald-Tribune

  • SARASOTA (FBW) - R. Wayne Briant, pastor of Southside Baptist Church in Sarasota, will be nominated as first vice-president of the Florida Baptist State Convention during the Convention's annual meeting Nov. 10-11 in Lakeland.

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  • SARASOTA - Authorities arrested a Sarasota man Friday in connection to a woman's rape and murder in DeSoto County in 1984 after DNA evidence linked him to the crime scene, police said.

    news | SH | http://www.heraldtribune.com

  • SARASOTA COUNTY - Elton Murphy admits that he killed downtown business owner Joyce Wishart in 2004, leaving her body in her Sarasota art gallery, posed like a nearby painting.

    Local News from Sarasota Herald-Tribune

  • SARASOTA - The career of a promising Sarasota boxer ended abruptly Saturday morning when he was shot and killed in the apartment of a friend who was also shot.

    news | SH | http://www.heraldtribune.com

  • SARASOTA COUNTY - Bus drivers protested Thursday afternoon at the downtown Sarasota transfer station, the first public rally after months of stalled contract talks with the county.

    news | SH | http://www.heraldtribune.com

  • SARASOTA - The career of a promising Sarasota boxer ended abruptly Saturday morning when he was shot and killed in the apartment of a friend who was also shot.

    news | SH | http://www.heraldtribune.com

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