city in SE Fla., near Fort
Lauderdale: pop. 75,000
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Word origin of 'Boca Raton'after nearby Lake Boca Raton < Sp < boca, mouth, inlet + ratón, mouse, hidden rock that frays ships' cables: with ref. to the lake's outlet to the