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Houston

city in Texas, U.S., founded 1836 and named for first president of Texas, Sam Houston. The family name is from the barony of Houston in Lanark.

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Definitions of Houston

Houston (n.)
the largest city in Texas; located in southeastern Texas near the Gulf of Mexico; site of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration;
Houston (n.)
United States politician and military leader who fought to gain independence for Texas from Mexico and to make it a part of the United States (1793-1863);
Synonyms: Sam Houston / Samuel Houston
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