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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