Map of US highlighting Texas


Proper Noun

  • state in the south-central region of the US (country) .
  • Several places in the United States:
  • rural town in southeastern Queensland (state) Australia (country).
  • University of Texas at Austin.
  • A given name from place names.
  • a sovereign state in North America that existed from March 2, 1836, to February 19, 1846


Similar words

  • Lone Star State


  • From Spanish Texas (also Tejas), from Hasinai Caddo táyshaʔ ("friend, ally"), used to refer to the Caddo nation.

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