Takoma Park (təkōˈmə) [key], city (1990 pop. 16,700), Montgomery and Prince Georges counties, W central Md., a residential suburb of Washington, D.C.; inc. 1890. It is the international headquarters for the Seventh-day Adventists. The city is the seat of Columbia Union College.
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