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Dallas

city in Texas, U.S., settled 1841, named 1846 for George M. Dallas (1792-1864), U.S. vice president under Polk (1845-49). The family name (13c.) is from the barony of Dallas (Moray) or means "dweller at the house in the dale."

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Definitions of Dallas from WordNet

Dallas (n.)
a large commercial and industrial city in northeastern Texas located in the heart of the northern Texas oil fields;
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