Definition of Texas in English:


Line breaks: Texas
Pronunciation: /ˈtɛksəs
A state in the southern US, on the border with Mexico, with a coastline on the Gulf of Mexico; population 24,326,974 (est. 2008); capital, Austin. The area formed part of Mexico until 1836, when it declared independence and became a republic. It became the 28th state of the US in 1845.



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  • He probably was the epitome of what people think of when they think of Texans.
  • Having had two short stays in Australia some years ago, I can verify that Texans feel very much at home there.
  • Hundreds of thousands of Texans are without power today in the wake of Hurricane Rita.

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