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texas

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noun tex·as \ˈtek-səs, -siz\

Definition of texas

  1. :  a structure on the awning deck of a steamer that contains the officers' cabins and has the pilothouse in front or on top



Origin and Etymology of texas

Texas, state of United States; from the naming of cabins on Mississippi steamboats after states, the officers' cabins being the largest


First Known Use: 1857

Rhymes with texas


Texas

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geographical name Tex·as \ˈtek-səs, -siz\

Simple Definition of Texas

  • : state of the U.S.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Texas

  1. state S United States ∗ Austin area 266,807 square miles (691,030 square kilometers), pop 25,145,561

Texan

play \-sən\ adjective or noun

Rhymes with texas


TEXAS Defined for Kids

Texas

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geographical name Tex·as \ˈtek-səs, -siz\

Definition of Texas for Students

  1. state S U.S.; capital, Austin





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