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 (ăm′ə-rĭl′ō, -rĭl′ə)
A city of northern Texas in the Panhandle north of Lubbock. It grew as a cattle-shipping center after the coming of the railroad in 1887.


(Placename) an industrial city in NW Texas. Pop: 178 612 (2003 est)


(ˌæm əˈrɪl oʊ)

a city in NW Texas. 169,588.
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Noun1.Amarillo - a city in the northern panhandle of TexasAmarillo - a city in the northern panhandle of Texas
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
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Assiter Auctioneers, headquartered in Amarillo, Texas, has conducted more than 5,000 auctions throughout the United States and is the official auctioneer of Barrett-Jackson.
AMARILLO, Texas, Rajab 5, 1434, May 15, 2013, SPA -- Smoke in the cockpit forced an American Airlines flight from Albuquerque to make an emergency landing at the Amarillo, Texas, airport, UPI quoted an airport official as saying.
Pax Christi USA is giving its highest honor, the Teacher of Peace Award, to Leroy Matthiesen, retired bishop of Amarillo, Texas.
Robert Forrester of Amarillo, Texas, on December 30, 2006.
Amarillo, Texas is known for many things: its famous musical tributes to the state, its Texas flavor, and its regional uniqueness--yet AMARILLO: STORY OF A WESTERN TOWN represents the first book to provide a comprehensive history of the city, from its earliest explorers to its rise as a hub of Texas.
On that date, Bishop John Yanta of Amarillo, Texas, officially approved the new society of apostolic life as the Missionaries of the Gospel of Life.
Betty Armstrong Hood, NCTM, of Amarillo, Texas, graduated with a bachelor of music degree from the North Texas State University before going onto graduate studies at Texas Tech University.
The shell and its radioactive materials would then retrace their route westward by rail or truck, headed for the Pantex weapons plant outside of Amarillo, Texas.
She'll be holding a rose and an 8-by-10 picture of Wade Schoenhals of Amarillo, Texas, who gave her a second chance at life nine years ago when he was killed in a motorcycle crash at age 37.
Amarillo College in Amarillo, Texas, has received a $695,738 skills development grant from the Texas Workforce Commission.
A YEAR AFTER the helium plant near Amarillo, Texas, started selling the stuff to private buyers, local officials say that levies on the sales have generated enough revenue to justify a cut in tax rates.
to serve as vice chairman, and Jay O'Brien of Amarillo, Texas, to serve as secretary/treasurer of the Beef Board for the year.