Dallas


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Dal·las

 (dăl′əs)
A city of northeast Texas on the Trinity River east of Fort Worth. Founded in 1841, it grew as a cotton market in the late 1800s and is now a major commercial center.

Dallas

(ˈdæləs)
n
(Placename) a city in NE Texas, on the Trinity River: scene of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy (1963). Pop: 1 208 318 (2003 est)

Dal•las

(ˈdæl əs)

n.
1. George Mifflin, 1792–1864, vice president of the U.S. 1845–49.
2. a city in NE Texas. 1,053,292.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Dallas - a large commercial and industrial city in northeastern Texas located in the heart of the northern Texas oil fieldsDallas - a large commercial and industrial city in northeastern Texas located in the heart of the northern Texas oil fields
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
References in classic literature ?
Not very long ago I was making a journey between Dallas (Texas) and Houston.
Henry Dallas, the superintendent, was a vulpine-faced creature who regarded me insolently and refused to talk.
The Dallas Stars might have been the first Stanley Cup winner too exhausted to lift it.
Dixon Ward and Geoff Sanderson scored off giveaways that left Dallas coach Ken Hitchcock shaking his head in disgust, and the Sabres tied the tightly-played series with a 2-1 victory in Game 4 on Tuesday night.
Modano wondered if the Stanley Cup Finals, already awarded to Dallas in the minds of many, might prove a letdown.
That's the new name of the driveway leading up to City Hall and the city's two prized theaters, and it's named after William and Beverly Dallas, who this week donated $1.
Byline: Jean-Jacques Taylor The Dallas Morning News

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